Edible

Learn all about edible gardening to improve your health, save on groceries, and reconnect with nature. Our detailed guides show you how to grow food!

Close-up of Fuyu persimmon tree in a sunny garden against a blue sky. The Fuyu persimmon tree is characterized by its attractive, glossy green foliage and striking orange fruits. The fruits are medium to large in size, round or slightly flattened in shape, and have a smooth, shiny skin.

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How to Plant, Grow, and Care For ‘Fuyu’ Persimmon

‘Fuyu’ Persimmon trees are easy to grow, readily available, and produce an abundance of delicious and nutritious fruits. Have you ever wanted to try growing a fruit tree? This is a great place to start. In this article, gardening enthusiast Liessa Bowen introduces the ‘Fuyu’ persimmon and discusses the proper care and maintenance of one of her favorite fruit trees.

Close-up of brown turkey fig on a tree in the garden. The Brown Turkey fig is a deciduous tree bearing medium-sized, pear-shaped fruits with a purplish-brown skin. The tree itself boasts large, lobed leaves with a rich green hue.

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How to Plant, Grow, and Care For ‘Brown Turkey’ Figs

Would you like to grow your own fig tree but don’t know where to start? ‘Brown Turkey’ figs are easy to grow and incredibly prolific. Within a few years after planting a young edible fig tree, you’ll be harvesting a tantalizingly tasty crop of sweet, delicious fruits. In this article, gardening expert Liessa Bowen introduces the ‘Brown Turkey’ fig and how to grow your own.

tastiest fig varieties. Bottom view of ripe fig fruits hanging from tree branches against a blurred background of green foliage. Fig fruits are pear-shaped with a slightly flattened bottom. They are dark purple in color.

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13 Tastiest Fig Varieties for Home Gardens

Fig flavors can be defined as sweet, complex, honey-like, berry-like, custardy, and more. Regardless of how you describe the flavor, they are all delicious! In this article, gardening expert Liessa Bowen shares 13 favorite fig varieties that you can grow in your home garden.

A vibrant cluster of 'Heritage' Raspberries reveals plump, ruby-red fruits glistening in the sunlight. Each succulent berry promises a burst of sweet and tart flavors. Surrounding the berries, lush green leaves add a touch of freshness and vitality.

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How to Plant, Grow, and Care for ‘Heritage’ Raspberries

Are you looking for a new ever-bearing red raspberry variety to add to your garden this season? Transplant ‘Heritage’ bare roots and leafed-out plants in the spring, and they’ll produce berries for you in year one. Join organic farmer Jenna Rich as she shows us how to plant, grow, and care for ‘Heritage’ raspberries.

In the foreground of the orchard, a solitary apple tree proudly displays its red apples, ripe for picking. The tree's branches extend gracefully, laden with the luscious fruit, inviting observers to indulge in its autumn bounty.

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15 Fruit Trees to Plant this Spring

Spring’s moderate temperatures and lengthening days make it the perfect time to plant new fruit trees. But before you pick up any old tree and stick it in the ground, take a minute to learn about some popular varieties. In this article, Briana Yablonski will share 15 different fruit trees you can plant this spring.

peach varieties. Close-up of ripe peach fruits on a tree among green foliage. The tree features a rounded canopy of glossy, lance-shaped leaves with serrated edges. The peach fruits are round ranging from yellow to red-blushed with a velvety skin.

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9 Best Peach Tree Varieties for Home Gardens

If you love peaches and want to know which peach tree to plant in your garden, read on! Melissa Strauss discusses different characteristics of peach trees and some of the tastiest varieties for your home garden.

A close-up reveals the delicate beauty of Munstead lavenders, showcasing their vibrant purple petals. Against a blurred backdrop of lush greenery, these flowers stand out, their intricate details inviting closer inspection in the serene garden setting.

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How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Munstead Lavender

'Munstead' lavender is a hardy perennial known for its alluring and calming fragrance. It is easy to grow and drought-tolerant once established. Its beautiful blooms will attract a host of bees and beneficial pollinators to your garden. Gardening expert Kelli Klein walks you through how to plant, grow, and care for 'Munstead' lavender.