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!

A large cold frame with an open top displays rows of neatly-arranged cold-hardy vegetables.

Vegetables

9 Tips for Growing Vegetables in a Cold Frame

Growing vegetables in a cold frame can help you extend the growing season, but it can also come with some unique challenges. Join vegetable farmer Briana Yablonski as she shares nine tips for growing healthy vegetables in a cold frame.

Full, bright green arugula sprouts from rich garden soil.

Vegetables

How and When to Harvest Arugula 

You’ve sown the seeds and nurtured your seedlings. Your arugula plants look great, but when do you harvest? Gardening expert Kelli Klein explains not only when to harvest your arugula but also how to keep the plants producing and creating future food.

Frost sparkles on the cupped leaves of a green winter cabbage,

Vegetables

15 Cold-Season Vegetables That Get Sweeter After a Frost

While autumn frosts wipe out warm-season crops like tomatoes and basil, they boost the sweetness of cold-season crops. That’s because cold temperatures cause crops to concentrate simple sugars, leading to sweeter veggies. In this article, vegetable farmer Briana Yablonski shares some fall vegetables that are sweeter after a frost.

Garlic cloves are scattered in coarse soil, with green sprouts growing upright and some garlic bulbs showing their white exteriors. The soil is a mixture of organic matter with what appear to be bulb fertilizer white particles.

Vegetables

11 Garlic Fertilization Tips

Are you a garlic lover planning to grow delicious garlic in your garden this fall? Here are 11 ways to give your cloves the nutrients they need to grow big, plump, and pungent.

Fresh young garlic bulbs rest on the rich, brown soil, their papery skins gleaming in the sunlight. Vibrant green leaves emerge from the earth, showcasing their slender, pointed tips, eager to bask in the nourishing soil's embrace.

Vegetables

15 Garlic-Growing Mistakes to Avoid This Year

Growing garlic at home is a treat, but it doesn’t come without its share of common yet easily avoidable mistakes. Follow along with small-scale farming expert Jenna Rich as she goes through 15 common garlic-growing mistakes not to make this fall.

Amidst the brown soil, a harmonious blend of green and purple lettuce varieties grows side by side, their leaves unfurling gracefully. They have begun to bolt, with slender stems stretching upward in pursuit of the sun's warmth.

Vegetables

Why is My Lettuce Bolting?

Bolting causes lettuce to turn bitter and tough. If you’re tired of your lettuce going to seed prematurely, you’ll be glad to know there are many ways to prevent it. In this article, former organic vegetable farmer Logan Hailey provides a wealth of secrets for preventing bolting.

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Vegetables

How To Plant, Grow, and Care For Carrots in Your Garden

Carrots are one of the most popular vegetables in gardens around the world. But to get the perfect harvest, you need the perfect formula of soil conditions, climate, watering schedule, and more. In this article, gardening expert and farm owner Taylor Sievers examines how to plant, grow, and care for carrots in your garden.

A bountiful tomato garden overflows with plump, vibrant fruits, some tinged with vivid red while others hold onto their youthful green. A plastic watering can hovers above the tomato vines, releasing a gentle, life-giving cascade of water droplets.

Vegetables

7 Signs You’re Overwatering Your Tomatoes

Even thirsty tomato plants are at risk of overwatering, leading to problematic signs like yellowing and fungal disease. Gardening expert Madison Moulton discusses seven signs you may be overwatering your tomatoes and what to do about it.