Getting Started in Vegetable Gardening

  • How-To

    How to Harvest Soybeans (Edamame)

    Farmer Joe Smith from Niantic, Connecticut, discusses harvesting soybeans. I first started raising soybeans after I tried them at a Japanese restaurant. They’re also very nutritious and a big hit…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    All About Squash Blossoms

    Farmer Joe Smith from Niantic, Connecticut, explains the difference between a male and a female squash blossom. Squash has female and male blossoms both on one plant. A female blossom…

  • How-To

    When to Pick Peppers

    Farmer Joe Smith from Niantic, Connecticut, talks about how long it takes for peppers to go from green to red. Some people think that when they buy seeds for red…

  • Article

    When Is Corn Ready to Be Picked?

    In this video, Farmer Joe from Niantic, Connecticut, explains how to tell when corn is ready to be harvested. The first thing to know is that the top ear on…

  • Article

    Early Pruning of Tomato Plants

    Tomatoes are surprisingly easy to maintain. Once your young tomato plants start to grow, they will need some initial pruning. Here's how to ensure that your plants remain healthy and…

  • Article

    A No-Till Garden

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    Putting Your Vegetable Garden to Bed

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Seed Starting: Basics and Equipment

    If you've never started seeds before, check out these videos to learn some of the basics of getting your seedlings off to the best possible start. When is the right…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    How to Start a Vegetable Garden: Planting Out

    So you're wondering how to start a vegetable or kitchen garden? Not to worry. Our seven-video series How to Start a Vegetable Garden will help you get your first veggie…

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    Kitchen Gardening

    How to Start a Vegetable Garden: Direct-Sowing Vegetable Seeds

    So you're wondering how to start a vegetable or kitchen garden? Not to worry. Our seven-video series How to Start a Vegetable Garden will help you get your first veggie…