Choosing drought tolerant crops and using water wise methods when planting a vegetable garden can assure a harvest in harsh conditions. Drought conditions aren’t ideal, but there are some tactics you can take to create a drought tolerant garden that will produce a harvest for you.
Seed saving is something gardeners have been doing forever. It’s a great way to maintain a continuous supply of heirloom or open-pollinated seeds. Instead of depending on the nursery or your favorite seed catalog every year, you can save seeds from crops you grow and plant them again the following year.
Planting a front yard full of pretty edibles — annual and perennial vegetables — is a great way to use the most of your space.
Growing Swiss chard in containers is a great way for urbanites to grow some greens. Of course, Swiss chard is a great addition to a full-sized garden, too.
If you’re planting a garden, decide if you’re planting seeds or seedlings. Here’s what to know about seed germination & growing vegetables from seeds.
If you’re trying to adopt a healthy lifestyle but find the high cost of good food to be prohibitive, a kitchen garden plot might be the answer.
A lush green lawn has become a mandatory calling card in many communities. But your lawn might be making you sick. And it’s certainly not a sustainable solution. Here’s why you should consider ditching the grass for a healthier family and planet!
Winter gardening: Time to choose your bare root fruit trees for your home orchard! You’ll have a better selection now, too, before trees leaf out.
Growing a veggie garden with the intention of feeding your family? You need to know how much to plant. It’s not an exact science, but this will help!