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.


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.

harvest potatoes

When Are Potatoes Ready to Harvest?

Many potato varieties exist, and plant-and-harvest cycles vary by region. With a little time and preparation, you could find yourself in a mountain of potatoes this fall.