Vegetable Garden

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    How-To

    How to Plant a Southern California Victory Garden

    With so many radical changes happening daily, we are all impacted right down to our homes, our gardens, and our everyday lives. So as we move into 2023, it’s a…

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    Design

    The Harvey Garden in Texas

    My name is Ryan Harvey, and I have been gardening with my wife, Kristin, and our Yorkie, Emmitt, for eight years in Austin, Texas, Zone 8b. We focus mainly on…

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    Design

    Scott’s New Love of Gardening

    Today we’re in northeastern Pennsylvania visiting with Scott. Growing up I had very little exposure to gardening, aside from my annual 2- to 3-week vacation to my father's house  in…

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    How-To

    Growing Shallots in the Southern Plains

    Shallots (Allium cepa var. aggregatum and cvs.) are expensive to purchase in the store, which is one reason I like to grow my own. A member of the allium or…

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    How-To

    3 Easy-to-Grow Fall Crops for the Southeast

    If you haven’t noticed, Americans are good at jumping the gun on fall. By early August my neighbor has already set out her “It’s Fall Y’all” porch sign. The end…

  • Late-Season Kale
    How-To

    Growing Late-Season Kale for Extended Color, Texture, and Taste

    As we settle into our summer gardens in the Midwest, the autumn seems to be in the distant future. However, the fall season always seems to arrive before we know…

  • growing garlic
    How-To

    Tips and Tricks for Growing Garlic

    If you’ve been to a farmer’s market this July and August, no doubt you have feasted your eyes on gorgeous bulbs of garlic, freshly pulled from the earth just weeks…

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    Design

    Deb’s Garden in Holland, Michigan

    Deb Jedynak is sharing her garden with us today. I've been gardening since 1985 when my husband and I purchased our first home in Chicago. When we moved in, the…

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    Kitchen Gardening

    Tips to Grow Better Cherry Tomatoes in Northern California

    Though technically a fruit, the tomato is the most popular homegrown vegetable, with thousands of tasty varieties available for the kitchen gardener to choose from. Tomatoes can range from big…

  • raised bed garden
    How-To

    Why to Use Raised Garden Beds, Especially in Extreme Climates

    My first foray into gardening was many years ago when my husband and I joined another couple in renting a community garden plot in Arlington, Virginia. We inherited the worst…