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!

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Vegetables

21 Crops to Plant in August for Fall Harvests

Are you unsure of which crops to start seeding in the month of August? Believe it or not, August is a great month to start seeding crops for fall harvesting. In this article, gardening expert and former organic farmer Logan Hailey shares her favorite crops to put into the ground starting in August for a great fall harvest.

A solitary small cucumber, vibrant green and plump, hanging amidst the tangle of furry stems and delicate leaves in a garden. In the foreground, charming yellow cucumber flowers bloom.

Vegetables

15 Mistakes to Avoid When Growing Cucumbers This Season

Cucumbers can be a lot of fun to grow and eat. But what if your cucumbers aren’t growing as well as you’d like? There are lots of things that could go wrong with your crop, but if you know what to look out for, you can prevent many issues from even starting. In this article, gardening enthusiast Liessa Bowen will discuss 15 common mistakes to avoid to improve your cucumber harvest this season.

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Vegetables

How To Vernalize Carrots in 5 Easy Steps

Curious to learn more about carrot vernalization and if it can benefit your carrot crops this season? In this article, gardening expert Sarah Jay walks through the entire process, as well as how to do it the right way.

Gardener planting garlic in the fall

Vegetables

When to Plant Fall Garlic For The Best Yields

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.

green beans in containers

Vegetables

How to Grow Green Beans in Pots or Containers

Thinking of growing green beans in pots or containers this season? These popular plants make execellent container vegetables, even in small spaces. In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss walks through each step of growing green beans in pots or containers.

cabbage growth stages

Vegetables

Cabbage Growth Stages: How Fast Does Cabbage Grow?

Not sure how fast your cabbage should grow? Cabbage has several different growth stages, and different varieties can grow at different rates. In this article, gardening expert Liessa Bowen examines how quickly cabbage grows, and each growth stage your cabbage will likely move through.

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Vegetables

How to Grow Pepper Plants in Pots or Containers

Don’t let limited space keep you from a plentiful pepper harvest. Peppers, whether spicy or sweet, grow great in containers! In this article, gardening expert Danielle Sherwood shares what you need to grow beautiful and tasty pepper plants in pots.

zucchini growth stages

Vegetables

Zucchini Growth Stages: How Fast Does Zucchini Grow?

Not sure how fast to expect your Zucchini to grow? This particular veggie has many growth stages, and can vary in time to maturity depending on how it's grown. In this article, gardening expert Liessa Bowen examines the growth stages of zucchini plants and how fast you can expect it to yield fruit in your garden this season.