Vegetable Gardening, Herbs, Fruits & More
- Berries (36)
- Edible Flowers (8)
- Fruits (Tree Fruits) (20)
- Herbs Gardening (91)
- Nuts (7)
- Preserving the Harvest (9)
- Vegetables (275)
Vegetable Gardens - Starting Your Own Vegetable Garden
Growing your own vegetables requires some planning, effort and time, but the rewards are great. Fresh, healthy, flavorful food can be grown in any amount of space. Here are some tips to get your started.
Growing More Vegetables in the Same Space
Vegetable gardens are rarely planted all at once. To get the most from the limited space of a home vegetable garden, there are several methods of extending your vegetable harvest throughout the vegetable growing season. Extending the vegetable harvest is easy enough to do, but it takes a little pre-planning as your getting your vegetable...
Harvesting Vegetables - How Do You Know When to Pick?
There are no precise guidelines as to when to harvest your vegetables, but there are some rules of thumb to guide you. Most vegetables are harvested just before full maturity, for maximum flavor and the most pleasant texture. The following are criterion for judging whether your vegetables are ready for picking.
Berry Growing Guide
Berries are the easiest fruits to grow. They take up little space, require minimal maintenance and deliver big yields. And there are so many to choose from. Make some space for berries.
When most people think of herbs and herb gardening, they think of cooking herbs: basil, rosemary, dill, oregano, thyme. There are so many easy growing herbs. Plant some and keep them handy.
Organic Gardening Foundations
Easy ways to incorporate organic gardening methods into your vegetable garden.
Best Vegetables and Fruits for an Edible Landscape
Some vegetables and fruits fare better in the unguarded open areas of the yard. These are my picks for the best choices to include in an edible landscape and some to avoid.
Edible Flowers - Growing Flowers that are Beautiful, As Well As Delicious
Yes you can eat the daisies and a whole lot more flowers. Learn which flowers are edible and how to use them.
Combining Flowers and Herbs with Your Vegetables
Interplanting flowers and herbs in the vegetable garden is an old technique for improving pollination and controlling pests.