When you grow a garden, you no longer need to count on the supermarket produce section. Or in my case, the delivery barge. Taking control of where your food comes from can start right in your own backyard. Or even on a sunny windowsill.

From growing vegetables and fruits to natural pest control and soil improvement, there’s plenty of inspiration for new gardeners here. Start small or start big; just get started!

Growing Shishito Peppers

Shishito pepper plants are compact and nice looking, as well as prolific, making them an excellent addition to your vegetable garden.

Growing Banana Peppers

Ready to harvest fresh peppers all summer long? Consider growing banana peppers for fresh flavor. Choose from sweet or hot banana peppers!

How to Grow Celery in the Home Garden

This kitchen staple is edible from its stalks to the celery leaves. Growing celery is a satisfying endeavor; you’ll harvest it from the garden for months.