Rotate your crops to keep edibles at their best year after year. Vegetable gardening takes a lot of nutrients out of soil, and certain kinds of plants can bring diseases and attract pests. When you vary the placement of certain crops each year, you can build up the soil rather than deplete it.
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Wildfires, also known as forest fires, can harm your garden and landscape. Depending on the duration of the fire and severity of the burn, your garden and landscape may suffer significant damage. Here’s how to prepare your yard for a wildfire and recover from one.
More home gardeners are adding fruits and berries into their landscape and gardens for baking and preserving.
Grow pumpkins in your vegetable garden for your own jack-o’-lantern or harvest decor. Plant pie pumpkins and harvest fruit for your Thanksgiving pies.
Garden wisdom holds that spring is the time to plant, when the earth is just waking up from winter’s chill and the long, hot days of summer are ahead.
The late summer garden is just as challenging as an early spring garden. Be diligent about watering and pruning your summer flowers and vegetables, and read on to get expert tips on planting fall crops.
When you plant a fall garden, you’ll have fresh produce up to, and sometimes past, the first frost. Cool season edibles just right for a fall garden include greens like spinach and chard; roots like carrots, radishes and turnips; along with cole crops.
For an organic harvest, all you need are the right ingredients to grow a natural, good-for-you container garden.
Peppers are among the easiest fruits to preserve. Check out more ways to save the goodness of peppers throughout the winter.
Strawberry jars are the cutest containers in the Garden Center, but they can be used for more than your favorite berries. The pocketed planters are perfect for herbs and succulents, too. Check out what’s new in strawberry jars in this story.
It’s not too late to have a garden this summer. Follow our quick tips for successful vegetable gardening now.
Pick garden-fresh veggies for your next tailgating party or barbecue on the patio, to grill alongside chicken, pork and beef.