vegetable gardener

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Part 2: Best Vegetables for the Northeast

    Top Pick ‘Turkish Orange’ eggplant Days to maturity: 65 to 85 Eggplants have got to be one of the most beautiful vegetables ever. There are so many shapes, sizes, and…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Best Vegetables for the Southeast

    Top Pick ‘Carolina Wonder’ sweet bell pepper Days to maturity: 75 ‘Carolina Wonder’ is one of the best nematode-resistant sweet peppers. It is a consistent producer of large, classic bell-shaped,…

  • Article

    How to Deep-Plant Tomatoes

    There is definitely a right way and a wrong way to plant tomatoes. To ensure that your plants are as healthy as possible, and to get the biggest yield possible,…

  • How-To

    How to Harvest Soybeans (Edamame)

    Farmer Joe Smith from Niantic, Connecticut, discusses harvesting soybeans. I first started raising soybeans after I tried them at a Japanese restaurant. They’re also very nutritious and a big hit…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    All About Squash Blossoms

    Farmer Joe Smith from Niantic, Connecticut, explains the difference between a male and a female squash blossom. Squash has female and male blossoms both on one plant. A female blossom…

  • How-To

    When to Pick Peppers

    Farmer Joe Smith from Niantic, Connecticut, talks about how long it takes for peppers to go from green to red. Some people think that when they buy seeds for red…

  • Article

    Early Pruning of Tomato Plants

    Tomatoes are surprisingly easy to maintain. Once your young tomato plants start to grow, they will need some initial pruning. Here's how to ensure that your plants remain healthy and…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Seed Starting: Basics and Equipment

    If you've never started seeds before, check out these videos to learn some of the basics of getting your seedlings off to the best possible start. When is the right…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    How to Start a Vegetable Garden: Planting Out

    So you're wondering how to start a vegetable or kitchen garden? Not to worry. Our seven-video series How to Start a Vegetable Garden will help you get your first veggie…

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    Kitchen Gardening

    How to Start a Vegetable Garden: Direct-Sowing Vegetable Seeds

    So you're wondering how to start a vegetable or kitchen garden? Not to worry. Our seven-video series How to Start a Vegetable Garden will help you get your first veggie…