Sowing

  • How-To

    Keep Your Veggie Garden Going

    Most gardeners are used to growing or buying spring seedlings to establish their vegetable gardens. But what happens when spring is over and early crops have been harvested? After the…

  • Article

    Fast-Growing Vegetable Varieties for Short-Season Regions

    Gardening in regions with cool, short summers like the Pacific Northwest and northern New England can create challenging conditions for heat-loving crops. For folks in the extreme South, heat can…

  • Article

    Beautiful, Bountiful Kale

    Kale’s popularity has taken off over the past decade, partly because it has been recognized by science as a “super food” but also because it is wonderfully delicious. It is…

  • Article

    The secret of successful gardening

    What is the point of gardening? 

  • How-To

    Successful Seed Starting Beyond the Basics

    There are some people who just seem to be able to propagate anything. I am not one of those people. When I moved to a new garden in New Jersey,…

  • Design

    6 Seed-Starting Myths

    Growing plants from seed is one of the few practices that people of all gardening abilities do annually. But whether you are a newbie or someone who has been starting…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    A Time to Sow

    It is March here in Maryland and we still have about 20 inches of snow on the ground. Folks around here are having serious cabin fever. I am getting ready…