• Asparagus

    How to Grow Better Asparagus

    My family didn’t grow asparagus when I was a child. We found it. My dad had a sharp eye for the tender green spears that grew wild along roadsides near…

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    Bountiful Harvests in Toronto

    Today we’re visiting a beautiful garden in Toronto. I’ve been gardening since I was in diapers, when I would play in the dirt of my grandparents' and other family members'…

  • Growing Hot Peppers

    Tips for Growing Hot Peppers

    Peppers are native to the tropics, which explains why they thrive in warm weather. As tempting as it is to get a jump-start on the gardening season, do not plant…

  • Article

    Celebrate the Last Harvests of Summer

    Niki Jabbour, the veggie-gardening wizard (and author of several terrific books on gardening) from Halifax, Nova Scotia, sent in these gorgeous photos of her last of the summer harvests from…

  • How-To

    How to Keep Your Harvest Fresh

    It was my first garden. All season I worked and worried that just as the familiar pot wouldn’t boil, my garden wouldn’t produce. But there they were, my first ripe…

  • How-To

    Maximize Your Harvest With Succession Planting

    If you’re the typical gardener, you plant your vegetable garden in late spring, harvest from it in summer, and then clean it up in the fall. But you can get…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Don’t Delay, Harvest Today

    An important part of growing a vegetable garden is knowing when to harvest all those fresh eggplants, cucumbers, tomatoes, squashes and every other delicious edible. Here are some tips for…

  • Article

    Fall Harvest Festivals and Happy Autumn Equinox!

    With the advent of fall comes a cornucopia of harvest festivals like the one at the Ozark Folk Center. Attend it if you can, or celebrate the harvest locally.

  • Article

    Autumn is here: Let us celebrate the harvest season!

    Wednesday, September 22 we celebrate the autumn equinox, and Thursday the 23rd is the full harvest moon. The end of summer means farewell to hot weather and welcome to fresh…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    The Thrill of the Harvest

    Harvest time is a great time to reflect on why we do what we do, and why we love our passion so much.