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Fresh garden bed filled with lush greenery and blossoming orange flowers, creating a colorful tapestry of nature's beauty. Tomato vines sprawl gracefully outside the bed, laden with the promise of future harvests.


Wait to Plant These 9 Tender Crops

As temperatures slowly creep up and the days become longer, it’s beginning to look like gardening season across zones. One of the worst mistakes we can make is starting certain crops too early and allowing them to become rootbound, stressed, or even die before conditions are ideal for transplanting. Join organic farmer Jenna Rich for nine tender crops you should wait to plant.

A close-up of Scarlet Runner beans plant reveals vibrant, elongated beans bursting with green color, promising a bountiful harvest. The flowers, a striking crimson hue, adorn the plant, attracting pollinators with their intricate design. The lush leaves, broad and verdant, provide ample shade and nourishment for the thriving plant against the backdrop of a clear blue sky.


How to Plant, Grow, and Care For Scarlet Runner Beans

Would you like to grow scarlet runner beans this season? These beans serve as both edible and ornamental in our gardens. In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago shares everything you need to know to plant, grow, and care for scarlet runner beans.

Tomato grow faster. Cherry tomatoes have slender, vining stems adorned with bright green, serrated leaves. These leaves are medium-sized and alternate along the stems. The small, round fruits, bright red, grow in clusters.


9 Tips to Make Tomato Plants Grow Faster

Who doesn’t want more delicious, flavorful, locally grown tomatoes earlier in the season, am I right? Join organic farmer Jenna Rich as she goes through some tips and tricks on how to make your tomato plants grow faster.

Growing strawberries from seeds. Close-up of a starter tray with young strawberry seedlings. The seedlings are characterized by thin, short stems with small, round leaves with five lobes at the edges.


How to Grow Strawberries from Seed

Have you ever bitten into a strawberry and wondered if you could grow a plant from its tiny seeds? You can! Join organic farmer Jenna Rich as she discusses this fun and easy process.

Wooden tray holding tomatoes, showcasing a spectrum of red, yellow, and green hues, promising freshness. Each tomato gleams, inviting a taste of summer's bounty, a colorful feast for the eyes and palate alike.


21 Best Heirloom Tomato Varieties For Your Garden

Heirloom varieties of the fruits and vegetables we know and love all have a story to tell. Whether it’s that they came overseas over a hundred years ago, have been grown by generations of family members and passed down, or stored in dormancy for years and recently revitalized, heirlooms offer us a piece of the past. Join organic farmer Jenna Rich as she discusses 21 of the best heirloom tomato varieties you can grow this season.

View of the potager kitchen garden. The garden features a wooden raised bed with growing tomatoes, carrots, onions, basil and strawberries. Behind the raised bed are vertical trellises along which a red climbing rose climbs. Dwarf fruit trees grow next to the garden bed.


How to Design a Kitchen Garden: French Potager

Is a new kitchen garden on your list of things to add to your garden this year? A French potager is a beautiful way to add edibles to your garden. In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago will share her tips on how to design a French potager kitchen garden.

potato planting tips. Close-up of a woman's hand in a white glove planting a potato tuber in the soil in a sunny garden. A potato tuber with eyes presents a distinctive appearance, featuring a rounded, irregular shape and smooth light brown skin. From these eyes, pale, stubby sprouts emerge, gradually elongating into thin, beige stems.


9 Tips for Planting Potatoes This Season

Every gardener tucks potatoes into the ground, dreaming of unearthing pounds and pounds of delicious tubers. But before you can enjoy harvesting and eating your spuds, you have to plant them. In this article, former vegetable farmer Briana Yablonski will share helpful tips for planting potatoes.

plant harvest rhubarb. Close-up of a woman's hand holding freshly picked rhubarb stalks in a sunny garden against the backdrop of the garden and blue sky. Rhubarb stalks boast vibrant, elongated stems of reddish-pink color. At the tips of these stems there are large, heart-shaped leaves of a dark green color with wavy edges.


When to Plant and Harvest Rhubarb

With a tangy and irreplaceable flavor, rhubarb brightens up pies, jams, and other kitchen treats. The perennial plant is easy to grow at home once you understand some care basics. In this article, gardener Briana Yablonski will explain when to plant and harvest this sour plant.

A close-up of the Surh-Anor Pomegranate variety showcasing its plump, crimson fruits, each one bursting with juicy goodness. Behind them, hints of other fruits in the blurred background add depth to the image, while the lush green leaves frame the bounty of nature.


9 Best Pomegranate Varieties for Home Gardens

Pomegranates are incredibly low-maintenance, look stunning in the garden, and produce delicious, sweet fruits with a variety of uses. Gardening expert Madison Moulton lists 9 of the best pomegranate varieties for home gardens.