Vegetable Garden

  • Planted rows of different vegetables in the garden.
    Kitchen Gardening

    New Veggie Varieties to Try This Year

    For what seems like 8 million years, I have grown ‘Tomatoberry’. It’s a small cherry tomato variety that is not rare or superflashy, but it works well for me, so…

  • herbs and vegetables arranged into circle design
    Design

    Favorites from Anita’s Garden

    We’re in Yorkville, Illinois, visiting with Anita Drendel again. We saw some photos of her garden in the GPOD recently, and she’s back to share more of her favorites from…

  • An arbor trellis with hanging gourds
    Design

    Cool Trellising Ideas

    A trellis is a utilitarian thing. Normally, vines scramble along the ground until they find something to climb on. We gardeners, always seeking to help a plant out, are smart…

  • close up of raised bed filled with mature greens
    Design

    Keith’s Vegetable Garden

    We’re visiting with Keith Irvine today, who gardens in chilly Zone 3 in Oxdrift, Ontario. We visited Keith’s garden before (Keith's Zone 3 Garden). I would have to say that…

  • large stone steps leading through the garden with ground covers and container plantings
    Design

    John’s Maryland Garden

    My name is John Rohde. My garden is located 15 miles north of Baltimore in Towson, Maryland, in Zone 7b. This is the second full year for this pandemic garden.…

  • gardener holding a large Swiss chard plant
    Design

    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'…

  • healthy and productive vegetable garden
    How-To

    Tips to Keep a Vegetable Garden Healthy and Productive in the Midwest

    My first memories of a vegetable garden are of large sunflowers (Helianthus annuus and cvs., annual) growing in our backyard when I was about five years old and my mom…

  • perfect rows of vegetable crops in a large garden bed
    Design

    Gardening in North Dakota

    Today’s photos are from Shiloh in Williston, North Dakota, a chilly spot at the edge of Zones 3 and 4, but that doesn’t stop Shiloh from having a beautiful, productive…

  • companion planting california
    How-To

    Companion Planting for Successful Southern California Vegetable Gardens

    For centuries, gardeners have been observing how various plants can be impacted by their vegetative neighbors. In the vegetable garden, our great-great-grandparents passed on their discoveries that tomatoes and basil…

  • award-winning okra
    Design

    ‘Candle Fire’ Okra Is Beautiful and Bountiful

    Okra is no stranger to vegetable gardens, especially in the South, but this selection is right at home in ornamental as well as kitchen garden plantings. ‘Candle Fire’ has beautiful…