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Vegetable Garden Basics - Start Seeds or Buy Plants?

Vegetable Garden Basics - Start Seeds or Buy Plants? - the answer might be a little of both -

Learn what you need to consider when deciding whether to plant your vegetable garden from seed or get a jump-start by purchasing plants.

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Vegetable Garden Companion Plants

Vegetable Garden Companion Plants - sorting out the friends from the foes -

Learn which vegetable plants can help each other grow better and which can cause harm if planted too closely.

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Thomas Jefferson: America's Third President and First Gardener

Thomas Jefferson: America's Third President and First Gardener - celebrate Presidents' Day this year by planning your own mini-Monticello garden -

Thomas Jefferson was author of the Declaration of Independence and our third president, but he listed as one of his proudest achievements his terraced vegetable garden at Monticello. Find out how easy it is to grow some of the vegetables and herbs Jefferson introduced to this country.

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Top 10 Tomato Pests and Problems

Top 10 Tomato Pests and Problems - and how to avoid them -

Here's expert advice on how to keep your tomatoes healthy and prevent the 10 most common problems with tomato plants.

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Garden Trends for 2019

Garden Trends for 2019 - what’s new -

Here are the up-and-coming plants, popular colors and gardening trends to try this year. Pick a few and infuse a fresh look to your home, indoors and out.

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Simple Steps to Freeze and Store Vegetables

Simple Steps to Freeze and Store Vegetables

If your vegetable garden is producing more than you can use in your weekly meals (lucky you!), then follow these steps to freeze and store your extra harvest to use over the next 8-12 months.

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Choosing Container Garden Herbs

Choosing Container Garden Herbs - grow herbs in a small space -

Potted herbs are an easy way to liven up a home-cooked meal without committing to the effort of a full-blown vegetable garden. Besides their culinary qualities, most herbs also lend style to container gardens.

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5 Alternatives to a Traditional Lawn

5 Alternatives to a Traditional Lawn - never mow again -

For reasons of aesthetics, expense, or the desire to live in a more eco-friendly way, homeowners are ditching their traditional turf lawns and turning to alternatives. This article lays out five of the most popular.

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The Garbage Garden

The Garbage Garden - a fun alternative to composting vegetables -

Get more out of your vegetable purchases. You can create a garden from the vegetable scraps that might otherwise go in the compost pile or get tossed into the garbage.

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Plant a Family Vegetable Garden

Plant a Family Vegetable Garden - Bring the family together to plant a garden and enjoy the harvest that much more -

Enjoy some low-stress family time, fresh air and outdoor exercise - along with fresh, tasty food – by growing a family veggie garden.

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