Vegetables

Vegetable gardening is one of the most satisfying things on the planet. Learn how to maximize your veggie garden this year and for the future!

tomatoes and basil

Vegetables

Can You Grow Tomatoes With Basil?

Are you thinking of growing basil alongside your tomatoes this season? Not all plants make perfect companions in the garden. In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss examines if tomatoes and basil are good or bad companions in the garden.

Tomatillo growing in direct sunlight. You can see the green outer husk of the plant and it has not peeled back yet to reveal the fruit.

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How Much Sunlight Do Tomatillo Plants Need?

Not sure where to place your tomatillos in your garden for optimal growth? In this article, gardening expert and former organic farmer Logan Hailey shares exactly where you should place your tomatillo plants so they receive enough sunlight to thrive in your garden this season.

Agricultural field where a large number of carrots

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How Far Apart Should You Plant Carrot Seeds?

Trying to figure out how far apaart you need to plant your carrot seeds in your garden or in your raised beds? Proper carrot spacing will help ensure that they have enough room to grow. In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss shares exactly how far apart your carrots should be spaced out when planting from seed.

Garden crops being direct sown in garden. Squash, beets and carrots all growing in the dirt.

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11 Vegetables That Are Perfect For Direct Sowing in Spring

Are you intent on direct sowing seeds into your vegetable garden or raised garden beds this season? There are a number of different crops that prefer to be sown directly into the ground, especially in the spring. In this article, gardening expert and former organic farmer Logan Hailey shares her favorite crops to add to direct sow into your garden this season.

Zucchini growing in garden laying on ground ready for harvest

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When Should You Start Planting Zucchini This Season?

Are you planting zucchini this season? Before you start putting seeds into the ground, it's important to understand that the best time to plant zucchini will depend on your planting location. In this article, organic gardening expert Logan Hailey examines the best times to plant zucchini broken down by each USDA hardiness zone!

Winter Sown Brassicas in Container With Seedlings

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How to Winter Sow Brassicas in 7 Easy Steps

Are you feeling the winter gardener blues? We have the cure with an easy way to get gardening now- even if winter is still raging outside. Especially useful for cold-hardy brassicas, you can winter sow now for healthy seedlings that won’t require hardening off in spring. In this article, gardening expert Danielle Sherwood explains what you need to know to get a jump start on the season with winter sowing!

Vegetables growing in garden in March

Vegetables

15 Vegetables to Start Seeding in March

March is the perfect month to start seeding certain vegetables through indoor sowing, winter sowing, or even direct seeding in warmer hardiness zones. In this article, gardening expert and former organic vegetable farmer Logan Hailey shares her favorite vegetables you can start planting in March!

Vegetable Seedlings growing indoors that are labeled in their growing trays

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How and When to Start Vegetable Seeds Indoors

Are you starting vegetables from seed this season? Starting them indoors will help get them ready for spring planting and give your plants a head start. In this article, gardening expert and former organic farmer Logan Hailey walks through exactly how and when start veggies from seed indoors this season!

edibles in perennial garden

Vegetables

12 Ways to Add Edible Plants to Perennial Gardens

Planting a perennial garden is a joy in and of itself. But something that can make your perennial garden even more interesting is adding some edible plants to your ornamental display. In this article, certified master gardener Laura Elsener shares some of her creative ideas on how to add edible plants to your perennial garden this season.