Radishes and kale from the garden are spicing up our salads this spring. These ‘Brassicas’ share a plant family with other nutrient-packed veggies, including broccoli, cauliflower, and many more. Their distinct, mustardy taste comes from compounds called glucosinolates, which fight cancer…
Do you always plant your garden the same way? If so, consider changing things up this year: your garden will thank you.
I grab my basket of kale, lettuce, baby spinach, and carrots and step out of my hoop house into a foot of snow. It’s January. Lows have dipped below -10 degrees Fahrenheit. And I am harvesting from my garden.
The garden is finally in its summer incarnation.
The garden comes alive in May with harvests of asparagus, greens, carrots, radishes, and peas.
For many gardeners, summer is all about tomatoes. With several thousand tomato varieties, you’ll never get bored. Read on to learn how to grow your own tomatoes.
It takes a lot of water to grow food: approximately an inch every week in hot weather. Here’s how to use less water while growing a phenomenal vegetable garden.
Last year, we ate home-grown winter squash from October until the end of April. Stocking our basement with winter squash each fall is perhaps the simplest way that we keep eating from the garden through the winter.
My garden gobbles up compost faster than I can make it. Why do I use so much compost? It’s not just for the fun of shoveling and raking: compost is like a superfood for your garden soil.
Garden Snapshot: April showered rain, snow, sleet, frost, and maybe a little bit of sunshine onto my garden.
Efficiently using your garden lets you grow more food without the extra space. Here are three ways to make the most of your garden.
The peas are up. These cold-hardy legumes usually treat us to gallons of delectable peas. But that’s not the only reason I plant them: soon they’ll help fertilize my soil.