Celeriac, also known as celery root, is far easier to grow than celery, its close relative. If you're looking to try something new this year, consider celeriac. It's no beauty, but it's crisp and delicious, and it keeps all winter.
Successful vegetable gardening starts with soil. I brought in Mark Highland, a soil scientist, to evaluate the soil in my raised bed and test the nutrients and pH with tests that you can do for yourself at home.
If you want to grow fresh fruit in your yard, consider planting strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, and blackberries. They're a lot easier to grow and pick than tree fruit, kids love them, and with planning, you can have them throughout the summer and maybe even into the fall.
ChrisMcLaughlin, contributor | June 12th, 20091 comment
One of the most endearing things about these gardens aside from the diversity of food and flowers is the fact that the majority of gardens are organic which means you’ll see butterflies and birds galore enjoying the gardens right along with you.
Choosing tomato plants isn’t necessarily tricky. Still, most people only think of two things when they consider purchasing tomato plants for their home garden. They ask themselves what size (regular or cherry)? Next, they decide how many plants to buy and that’s it. There are a couple of other factors that may guide you in how to decide what tomato plant varieties to choose.
KitchenGardenerMag, archive | June 9th, 20094 comments
Pumpkins don't have to turn into jack-o-lanterns, says William Brown, who shares his expertise on growing this prolific and nutritious "king of the vegetables." What you don't carve, you can serve in many ways.
Some seeds prefer to be sown outside directly into the ground, rather than being started indoors.
There are two different methods you can use when you’re directly sowing seeds into the garden: the hill method, and the trough method. The method you use will depend on what type of seed you’re sowing. Check the back of your seed packet if you’re not sure which method to use.