garlic

Grow Garlic in Your Backyard

Garlic can be used for cooking, canning, pickling and keeping away evil spirits—and if you grow it right, you might never have to buy it again.

winter harvest

6 Ideas To Extend The Garden Harvest

Eat from your garden year-round with these season-extending techniques that allow you to grow food even when the temperatures dip.

broccoli seedlings

How to Grow Broccoli

Broccoli is a love-or-hate vegetable, but it’s easy to grow and tend.

urban farming lessons

5 Urban Farming Lessons

Take these five lessons from the top of the urban-farm food chain to improve your backyard, rooftop, patio or community garden.

rutabaga

Growing Great Rutabagas

This turnip cousin can provide you with a stock of root veggies to eat winter-long if you pay attention to these simple planting tips.

heat zone map

How To Use Plant Heat Zones

You know all about the USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map; now learn how to garden with the American Horticultural Society’s Heat Zone Map, too.