veggie garden

  • 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…

  • woman holding a large harvest of kale
    Article

    Dana and Sarah’s Garden of Eden

    Our 2,400-square-foot backyard vegetable garden is located in Los Angeles (Zone 10B). It is an edible garden of Eden that features over 100 heirloom varieties of vegetables, fruits, and herbs.…

  • Essentials Tools for Your Veggie Garden
    Kitchen Gardening

    Essentials Tools for Your Veggie Garden

    Gardening season is here! Now is the time to get out your garden gloves and tackle your veggie garden needs. Planting, mulching, and general tending are on the calendar, and…

  • vegetable harvest including tomatoes and potatoes
    Design

    Beertayday in Minnesota

    We’re off to Minnesota to visit a garden that, on Instagram, has the username “Beertayda,” which means “my garden” in Somali. Today's contributor, like so many of us, says that…

  • using mini hoop tunnels
    How-To

    How to Build and Use a Mini Hoop Tunnel

    Building a mini hoop tunnel is a quick process with three easy steps. 1. Insert the hoops In my raised beds, I insert the ends of my wire, metal, or…

  • mini hoop tunnels
    How-To

    Protect Your Veggies With Mini Hoop Tunnels

    Whether you are trying to prevent rabbits from nibbling lettuce, protect newly transplanted tomatoes from frost, or shelter cool-season vegetables into late autumn or even winter, a mini hoop tunnel…

  • late summer flowers around a small table and chairs
    Design

    Gardening Through Intense Weather

    Today we’re visiting with Kim Herdman, in Williams Lake, British Columbia, Canada, who has had a difficult gardening year. Fortunately, many of the plants managed to pull through and perform…

  • greenhouse lit up at night
    Design

    Stained-Glass Greenhouse in Alaska

    Barb Stigen is sharing photos today of an incredible greenhouse she created with her husband in Alaska. It all started with 36 antique stained-glass windows Barb purchased at an auction,…

  • bowl of mixed string beans
    How-To

    Summer Succession Planting of Veggies

    Many home gardeners find themselves planting their entire vegetable garden at one time, usually in late May or early June. But unless your family wants truckloads of zucchini and tons…

  • Red Johnny potatoes
    Kitchen Gardening

    Growing Potatoes in Northern California

    Homegrown potatoes are delicious, easy to grow, packed with nutrition, and so much fun to harvest! Read on for tips on how to grow potatoes as well as my recommendations…