fruit gardening

  • tomatoes in a basket
    Kitchen Gardening

    8 Tomato Myths Debunked

    It’s no secret that the tomato is a favorite summertime staple. Year after year, countless gardeners rely on this formidable and versatile fruit to mark the arrival of spring and…

  • bowl of sweet cherries
    How-To

    How to Grow Sweet Cherries

    Gardeners, when they plant a cherry tree, like to visualize fantastic things, like picking heaps of perfectly ripe, juicy, sweet fruit. If you’ve actually tried to grow a cherry tree,…

  • large blueberry bush
    How-To

    Tips for Healthy, Happy Blueberries in the South

    We always wonder when we hear people say that they don’t like blueberries whether they’ve ever had ripe, freshly picked blueberries. They taste quite different from blueberries picked a little…

  • Design

    Great Citrus for Growing Indoors

    Not all citrus are easily adaptable for houseplant purposes. Kumquats (if you can find them) lend themselves to windowsill cultivation whereas grapefruits are notoriously difficult to grow in the average…

  • How-To

    How to Grow Citrus Trees Indoors

    Homegrown citrus is every indoor gardener’s Mount Everest. Who doesn’t dream of walking by the kitchen window, leaning over, and plucking a ripe lemon from their very own tree? Actually,…

  • Design

    Citrus in the Desert

    Growing citrus in the desert can be a challenge for some of us, but by choosing the right variety for your area, you too can have a bountiful citrus harvest!…

  • Apples in Basket
    How-To

    Tips for Growing Apple Trees

    Apples (Malus spp. and cvs., Zones 3–9) are a constant presence in the supermarket, but one taste of a just-picked, perfectly ripe apple in autumn will make you eschew grocery-store…