Growing and Eating Artichokes

The Ever Versatile Artichoke Vegetable Seeds Artichokes have a reputation as a gourmet vegetable, even though in southern Europe they are eaten as a day-to-day food. Their reputation probably has more to do with cooking them than growing them, since when it comes to growing vegetables, they are an easy crop. Because they have been […]

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Flower Seeds for a Xeric Garden

Heat Tolerant Flower Varieties for a Beautiful Xeriscape With the attention being given to our strange weather patterns these days, and the need to conserve water in drought conditions, there is a lot of interest around in making your home garden a Xeric garden. If you live in an arid area like Nevada or Arizona […]

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Ultimate Squash Gardening Guide

Squash is a popular and nutritious vegetable and organic, GMO-free plants are easy to grow in almost any vegetable garden. There are a number of different types used as either summer or winter vegetables, so to avoid disappointment be sure to choose the right type for your gardening and cooking needs. Gardening With Summer Squash […]

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A Home Vegetable Garden Becomes More Important Than Ever

A vegetable garden in which you can grow your own vegetables is always a great thing to have.  But now it has become even more important as we learn how necessary vegetables are to our health. Recent research in Britain has found that we need vegetables even more than previously thought.   This large study involving […]

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When Can I Eat My Vegetables From My Home Garden?!

Growing Vegetables From Seed When planning a home garden you want to have fresh vegetables for as long as possible.  You certainly don’t want everything to be ready at the same time but you also don’t want to have to wait for months before seeing any fresh organic vegetables on the table.  So a large […]

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Starting Vegetable Seeds in an Indoor Garden

Many vegetables are best sown directly into your vegetable garden, however some plants just need too long of a growing season to be successful, especially if you live in a cooler region. These types of vegetables are best started in an indoor garden.You may also want to start crops indoors to have seedlings ready to […]

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Recipes Straight from the Vegetable Garden

One of the great joys of ‘grow your own’ organic vegetables is the pleasure of eating straight from your vegetable garden something you can’t always buy in a store.  Depending on where you live you may not be able to buy unique vegetable varieties and even if you can, nothing beats growing them yourself so […]

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Choosing Seed Varieties for the Late-Summer Flower Garden

Perennial plants are a great way to brighten your flower garden with color and form without the work of planting annuals every year.  Once established these plants come back stronger each season and make a strong impact. However the majority of these garden flowers are at their best in spring and early summer and perhaps […]

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Queen of the Vegetable Garden – Growing Peas

Fresh peas were once one of the highlights of summer in the vegetable garden. The early-nineteenth century writer Charles Lamb said “There was pleasure in eating strawberries, before they became quite common — in the first dish of peas, while they were yet dear — to have them for a nice supper, a treat. What […]

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