Getting My Garden Freak On

Yes, I could plant the same ol’ boring crops every year, but why? There are varieties of all shapes, sizes and colors waiting to be explored.

7 Carrots I’m Growing This Year

Because carrots are such a well-loved vegetable in my household, I’m devoting more space and time to them in this year’s garden.

How to Grow Radishes

For a colorful, hearty vegetable to kick off your spring garden, make space for radishes.

How to Harvest Potatoes

On a whim, I decided to plant potatoes this year and I’m so glad I did—75 pounds of delicious potatoes await the dinner table.

You Say Potato, I Say Sunchoke

Jerusalem artichokes, aka sunchokes, can be eaten like a potato and are great for restoring the digestive fire in your gut.

beets

Don’t Wait Until Summer for Tasty Beets

Traditional red beet varieties like Red Ace, Detroit Dark Red, and Kestrel are standard fare in my garden. They’re nice, but my heart belongs to two varieties of heirloom beets: Chioggia and Golden.