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  • Article

    Midsummer Garden Harvest

    Today is the first day of August, also recognized as Lammas Day (which is the celebration of the wheat harvest in parts of the Northern Hemisphere where English is traditionally…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    It’s Potato Planting Time

    If you haven’t eaten a homegrown potato, you don’t know what a real potato tastes like. Spring’s the time to plant potatoes in the vegetable garden. Here’s everything you need…

  • Article

    Summer Salad, Nicoise-Style

    Summertime and the living is easy--supper time involves as little cooking as possible--and preparing something simple with garden produce. Here is a recipe for an easy salad, Nicoise-style, using whatever…

  • How-To

    How to Harvest Potatoes

    Welcome to Homegrown/Homemade, a video series from FineGardening.com and our sister site FineCooking.com. We'll be following a gardener (Danielle Sherry) and a cook (Sarah Breckenridge) as they plant, maintain, harvest, store,…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    The Potato Garden Catalog Review

    The Potato Garden catalog is more than a no-frills listing of the dozens of potatoes gardeners can add to their spring gardens. The catalog gives simple, step-by-step instructions that make…

  • Article

    Winter Wait

    For we northern gardeners, there is a waiting process this time every year. Here are a few things to do while we await the spring… and for you southerners… here’s…

  • Article

    Grow Some Spuds in Your Duds

    One California mom has found a unique way to get her kids to eat their vegetables.

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Getting the Most from Your Midsummer Veggie Garden

    Whether you are new to vegetable gardening or a seasoned veteran, you'll find useful growing tips in the articles and videos highlighted here. For more timely gardening information and...

  • Kitchen Gardening

    How to Store and Prep Potatoes

    Avoid rot by storing potatoes the right way.

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Containing Potatoes

    I fantasized about placing it strategically on my front lawn. My crops would never be prouder and the neighbors would drool with envy. One look at the price tag and…