Need to know the difference between heirloom seeds and hybrid seeds? Or why you might want to opt for heirloom seeds in your vegetable garden? There are plenty of reasons to choose heirlooms instead of their hybrid cousins. Your vegetable garden will shine with some of these vintage varieties!
Growing tomatoes in my garden is a priority for me. Knowing how much to plant of your family’s favorite vegetables will help in garden planning.
Growing persimmons for a late fall harvest on your homestead? Choosing a persimmon tree will depend on a few factors and how you plan to use the persimmons you grow. Here’s how to decide between an American persimmon tree or a Fuyu persimmon tree.
Grow food! There are so many reasons to plant a vegetable garden in your yard. Better for your health, better for your wallet, better for the earth.
Stuck with a shady garden space? Opting for vegetables that grow in the shade will increase your garden success. Plant these partial shade vegetables that will survive – and thrive! – in low light situations. You CAN grow a productive food crop in a shade garden.
Plants that come back every year are called perennial plants. They live for at least two seasons, and sometimes much, much longer. Perennial vegetables and fruits are productive plants that come back every year. Talk about a time saver in the garden! (You can thank me later.)
These small garden ideas will help you get the most bang for your vegetable gardening buck!
Growing Swiss chard in your garden or yard — or even on your balcony — will net you fresh greens for months. Perfect for urban gardeners, Swiss chard is arguably one of the easiest greens to grow.
Plant your own garden. Here’s how to start a vegetable garden from scratch and harvest fresh vegetables from your own yard! Whether you live on an urban lot or out in the suburbs (or even on acreage) you can manage to grow some of your own food by planting a vegetable garden.