Allow your basil plants to go to seed so you can start plenty of free basil seedlings next year!
Planning a vegetable garden means thinking about what you have, what you need, and what you want from your gardening efforts.
Starting a vegetable garden requires a bit of forethought. You could just toss seeds into the wind and hope for the best, but that’s unlikely to generate a worthwhile crop.
Understanding the needs of different crops will help you decide where to plant them. Or whether to plant them at all. Garden planning sometimes means compromising on what will grow well versus your ideals.
Plant penstemons in your perennial pollinator garden. These beauties are easy to care for, low maintenance, and great for drought conditions.
Growing collard greens is a good way to get dark leafy greens in your diet. They are easy to grow, and both the leaves and stems are edible.
Planting a front yard full of pretty edibles — annual and perennial vegetables — is a great way to use the most of your space.
Growing high calorie vegetables & starchy staple crops in your garden reduces dependency on the supermarket. Plus, garden fresh veggies are delicious!
Growing peas in your home garden is an easy-to-grow project that is well worth the planting. Peas are a delicious part of a homegrown diet!
If you’re ready to turn your yard into a non-toxic oasis for both you and the critters who live nearby, these tactics will give you some ideas on where to get started!
Consider growing milkweed to encourage butterflies to take up residence in your garden!
Choose vegetables that grow in shade to increase your shade garden success. These partial shade vegetables will grow in low light situations.