Garden Snapshot: May

The garden comes alive in May with harvests of asparagus, greens, carrots, radishes, and peas.

How to Grow Tomatoes

For many gardeners, summer is all about tomatoes. And with several thousand tomato varieties to choose from, you’ll never get bored. Read on to learn how to grow your own tomatoes.

Winter Squash: Outgrowing the Weeds

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.

Digging Deeper into Compost

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.