veggies

  • cherry tomatoes
    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…

  • best new herbs and veggies
    Design

    Best New Plants: Herbs and Veggies

    Each year we do a feature in our big spring issue introducing folks to a slew of new offerings from plant breeders. But this is not simply a list of…

  • thinning depends on the crop
    How-To

    Learn How to Thin Vegetable Seedlings

    Some people hate to see a plant go to waste, as I discovered one day while thinning chard in the company of an eight-year-old child. Intent on my task, I…

  • vegetable garden in the plains
    Design

    Gardening in North Dakota

    My name is Lloree Dickens. I reside in the plains region of North Dakota. I’ve been gardening off and on for several years. I own a small ranch with two…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    How to Start Pepper Seeds

    If you like to grow unusual peppers, you’ll need to start from seed. Hundreds of pepper varieties are available to gardeners who take time to plant seeds, instead of the…

  • How-To

    How to Grow Radishes

    The first time I took radishes seriously was at a dinner party several years ago. I was assisting Scott Peacock, then executive chef at the Georgia Governor’s Mansion in Atlanta.…

  • Design

    Preview: New Plant Varieties to Try

    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…

  • Article

    Celebrate the Last Harvests of Summer

    Niki Jabbour, the veggie-gardening wizard (and author of several terrific books on gardening) from Halifax, Nova Scotia, sent in these gorgeous photos of her last of the summer harvests from…

  • How-To

    Keep Your Veggie Garden Growing

    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…

  • How-To

    Grow a Pie With This Garden Plant

    If you’re looking for an edible perennial to add to your vegetable garden, consider pie plant. This old favorite is grown for its stems that make delicious pies, jams and…