Garden Vegetables

Looking for the best vegetables to grow in your home garden? Finding the perfect veggies for a bountiful harvest can be a challenge for even the most seasoned gardeners. It's important to have the proper balance in every garden. In this section, you'll learn everything you need to know about the best veggies to plant in your garden this season.

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Vegetables

11 Tips For Growing Garden Herbs Indoors

Have you decided to grow herbs indoors this season? Many garden herbs can be grown indoors successfully with a little bit of patience and care. In this article, gardening expert and former organic farmer Logan Hailey shares her top tips for a thriving indoor herb garden!

Green thyme that is fresh and ready to be harvested growing in the garden.

Vegetables

How to Plant, Grow and Care For Thyme

Thinking about growing thyme in your garden this season? Thyme is a wonderful herb that has many different uses. In this article, gardening expert and former organic farmer Logan Hailey takes you through everything you need to know about growing thyme in your herb garden, including maintenance and care.

Tomato plants growing in three different growth stages

Vegetables

Tomato Growth Stages: How Fast Do Tomatoes Grow?

Are you thinking of growing some tomatoes in your garden, but aren't quite sure how long it takes them to mature? Tomatoes have a number of different growth stages to their life cycle. In this article, organic farmer Jenna Rich walks through all the different growing stages of garden grown tomato plants.

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Can You Grow Tomato Plants and Strawberries Together?

Thinking of growing strawberries and tomatoes together as companions in your garden, but aren't quite sure if it's a good idea? In this article, gardening expert Liessa Bowen examines if these two popular garden plants can be grown together, or if they are better off paired with something else.

Cilantro grown in garden with black water piping running through garden

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How to Plant, Grow and Care For Cilantro

Thinking of growing cilantro in your garden this season? Cilantro is a popular garden herb with many different uses. In this article, gardening expert and former organic farmer Logan Hailey walks through every step of growing and maintaining cilantro in your garden this season!

Tiny Tim tomatoes are convenient for indoors growing

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11 Reasons to Grow Tiny Tim Tomatoes This Season

Looking for a new cherry tomato variety to grow in your garden this season? Tiny Tim tomatoes may fit exactly what you are looking for! In this article, gardening expert Merideth Corhs looks at some of the reasons you'll love growing Tiny Tim tomatoes in your garden this year!

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11 Winter Root Vegetables For Fresh Produce All Season

Looking for some root vegetables you can grow in the wintertime? There are quite a few cold-hardy winter veggies that will help your garden provide fresh produce all winter long. In this article, gardening expert Jenna Rich looks at her favorite root vegetables for winter gardens.

summer squash varieties

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23 Different Types of Summer Squash Varieties

Are you looking for some summer squash to plant in your garden this season but aren't sure which type to pick? There are many varieties you can choose from, so finding the right variety for your hardiness zone is important. In this article, gardening expert Jenna Rich looks at her favorite types of summer squash you can grow!

winter crops

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Winter Crops: 21 Veggies You Can Grow This Winter

Are you looking for some cold-weather crops you can add to your garden this season? There are a number of vegetables that are cold hardy and can actually be planted in the winter depending on your hardiness zone. In this article, gardening expert Logan Hailey examines her favorite winter-friendly crops for every climate!

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Vegetables

How and When to Harvest Kale For The Best Crop Yields

Not sure when it's time to harvest your kale this season? Harvesting this leafy green is fairly straightforward, and the timing depends on when it was planted. In this article, gardening expert Merideth Cohrs takes you through when it's time to harvest kale, and step by step instructions on how to do it.

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Vegetables

How to Prune Basil in 6 Easy Steps

Does your basil need a trim? If you want to prune your garden-grown basil but haven't done it before, you might be wondering where to start. In this article, gardening expert and organic farmer Jenna Rich outlines the six simple steps you can follow for pruning healthy basil plants!

frost kill potatoes

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Can Potato Plants Survive Frost Damage?

Do you have potatoes in your garden this season and are concerned about the coming winter frost? Frost impacts most plants, but what about potatoes, which grow underground? In this article, gardening expert Merideth Corhs looks at if frost can have a detrimental impact on your potato crop this season.

Vegetables

When Should You Plant Garlic in The Fall?

Are you confused about the perfect time to put your garlic bulbs down into the ground? The simple answer is, it depends on your hardiness zone. In this article, organic gardening expert Logan Hailey walks through the ideal time to plant fall garlic based on each USDA hardiness zone.

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How to Prune Tomato Plants in 6 Easy Steps

Are you struggling to find the most efficient way of pruning your tomato plants this season? Tomato pruning can be a chore, but it doesn't have to be complicated. In this article, gardening expert and farm owner Jenna Rich walks through the six steps you'll need to follow when pruning your tomato plants this season.

A close up of potatoes and cucumbers recently harvested after growing in the garden. The cucumbers are in a brown wicker basket, and the potatoes are still covered in soil, in a blue plastic basket.

Vegetables

Can You Plant Cucumbers With Potatoes in Your Garden?

Thinking of planting cucumbers with potatoes in your garden this season? Maybe you are curious if it's even a good idea? In this article, gardening expert and homesteader Merideth Corhs examines if planting cucumbers with your potatoes is a good idea this season, or if you should stick to other companions for either vegetable.

A gardener wearing black latex gloves pruning tomato plants that are on the vine, in a greenhouse. The tomatoes are green and not yet ripe.

Vegetables

When Should You Prune Your Tomato Plants This Season?

Are you unsure when you should start pruning your tomato plants this season? Regular pruning is an essential part of tomato plant maintenance, so it's important to do it regularly. In this article, gardening expert and farm owner Jenna Rich details when you should be pruning your tomato plants!

kale spacing

Vegetables

Kale Garden Spacing: How Far Apart Should You Plant Kale?

Not sure how much space you should give kale in your garden this season? Kale is pretty low maintenance once it's taken root, but as a garden vegetable it doesn't love to be crowded. In this article, gardening expert Merideth Cohrs walks through how much space you need to provide kale in your garden beds.

small tomato varieties

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21 Small Tomato Varieties For Your Vegetable Garden

If you are looking for some small tomatoes to grow in your garden this season, there are plenty of small tomato varieties that you can choose from. Whether it's grape tomatoes, or cherry tomatoes, there's plenty of different options. In this article, we look at our favorite small tomatoes you can grow in your vegetable garden.