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Seed starting in cups

Gardening 101: 7 easy seeds to grow in cups for a tiny, adorable, and low-maintenance indoor garden

Whether you want some indoor greenery or you're just short on space, try growing these seeds in cups. Not only will they thrive, but they'll look adorable, too!
A gravy boat of Brussels sprouts on a cutting board

A complete guide to growing delicious Brussels sprouts in the winter

Five grown tomatoes

Can you grow tomatoes indoors during the cold winter months?

A bowl of freshly washed kale

Kale is delicious and nutritious: How to grow your own harvest this winter

Pumpkin on a vine

The best vegetables to plant in November

Farmers market

What’s in season at the farmers market this November

Stack of seed potatoes on a pile of soil

Where to buy seed potatoes for your garden

Beets laying on a table

Can you leave beets in the ground over winter? Here’s what to know about storing beets for winter

Squash fall harvest

What to do with all the winter squash from your fall harvest

Pears on a pear tree

What to do with all the pears you’ll be harvesting this fall

Assorted dehydrated fruit pieces

How long will dehydrated fruit last? This is what we know

Colorful veggies on the grill

7 fall vegetables to grill this season for healthy and tasty cool-weather meals

Peas in a basket

This is how to know when to harvest your peas for maximum flavor and crispiness

When should you harvest peas for the best flavor? Too early and they're too sweet. Too late and they're not sweet enough. Here's how to get the timing right!
Sliced sweet potatoes

How to grow sweet potatoes: 6 effective tips to grow these delicious tubers

Get a bountiful harvest of sweet potatoes by following these easy steps.
Pears on cutting board

When do pears come in season? What you need to know

This is everything you need to know about when your homegrown pears are in season and ready for cooking and eating.
Apple harvest

Have an abundant fall apple harvest? Here’s what to do with a bunch of apples

If you have an abundance of apples, here's what to do with all the fresh fruits you're harvesting this fall.
Freshly harvested spinach leaves in a bowl

Here’s what you need to know about spinach germination time and how to grow this salad staple

Spinach is a low-maintenance and fast-growing cool-weather plant. Here's what you need to know about spinach germination time.
A small box full of freshly harvested beets

Planting beetroot? Useful tips you need to know

This is your guide to successfully planting beetroot.
Best October vegetables

The best vegetables to plant in October

The best vegetables to plant in October

Fall weather brings unique challenges and advisories. Here are tips for planting your crops and caring for each plant. 
Hands showing a broccoli head growing in the garden

How to plant broccoli you’ll actually look forward to eating

Broccoli has a bad reputation, but it's an easy vegetable to grow from seed. Here's how to grow broccoli your friends will be jealous of.
Purple grapes on a vine

Follow these steps to keep grapes longer in your fridge

Avoid sour grapes by following these steps to keep your fruit fresh longer.
A bundle of fresh carrots

How to know when to harvest carrots for the best yield and the tastiest results

When all you see are leafy greens, how can you tell when your carrots are ready to be pulled up? Here's what you need to know.
Purple onion

Growing onions in containers is easier than you think – here’s how to do it

Think you need a big outdoor garden to grow delicious onions? Think again! Here's our guide to growing onions in pots with tasty results.
Freshly cut watermelon slices

When should you harvest watermelon? What you need to know

Watermelon size doesn't always tell you the whole story. Sometimes you should pick earlier or later than you think.
Jalapeno harvest

Growing jalapeños from seed to harvest: Your complete guide

Learn how to grow jalapeños from seed for a successful harvest. Here's your simple guide.
Tomatoes on a tomato plant

Are you asking, ‘Why is my tomato plant wilting?’ Here’s how to be the hero in your garden

Don't lose your tomatoes to overwatering, diseases, or pests. Here's how to save your wilting tomato plants.
Lettuce on a cutting board

Keep your salad fresh all year long – how to harvest lettuce so it keeps growing back

Lettuce is an easy-to-grow garden staple. Here's how to properly harvest lettuce so it keeps growing back.
Two cucumbers growing from a vine on the ground, with a yellow flower in front

Is a cucumber a fruit or a vegetable? The answer might surprise you

Most people know by now that tomatoes are technically fruits, but what about cucumbers? Here's what we know about this staple fruit/vegetable.
Lettuce growing in hanging baskets

5 incredible hanging vegetable basket plants for your home garden

Not all vegetables flourish in hanging baskets, so check out some of the best types to grow in your floating garden.
Pile of bell peppers

Wondering if peppers are fruits or vegetables? We have your answers

If you've ever wondered if peppers are fruits or vegetables, we have the specific answers here in this guide.
A cluster of ripened tomatoes

Do tomatoes need full sun to thrive? What you need to know

Tomatoes: Do they need full sun? How much sun? What kind of sunlight is best? We tell you what you need to know.
Strawberries being grown vertically

Can you grow strawberries in a vertical garden?

Growing strawberries in a vertical garden is an exciting new trend. Learn how to grow them in the most efficient way possible. 
Assorted dehydrated fruit pieces

How to store home-dried fruit so you can enjoy it for months to come

Did you dry fruit at home? Here's how long it will all keep.
carrots

Does storing carrots in water help keep them fresh?

Does storing carrots in water help keep them fresh?

Can you keep carrots fresh in water? Let's talk about it
Person picking blackberries

How to propagate blackberries: 4 easy ways to increase your berry harvest

How to propagate blackberries: 4 easy ways to increase your berry harvest

There are several effective ways to propagate blackberries to increase your harvest. Here are some of our favorites.