Learning how to grow lettuce will reduce the number of trips you need to take to the grocery store for fresh produce by ensuring you always have a ready supply of fresh greens for salads. Growing lettuce offers beginning gardeners a fast, easy vegetable to get their gardens growing, and it loves cool weather, making it ideal to start in the spring.
I finally got some time this week to harvest the winter vegetables. The hard frosts we’ve experienced over the past several weeks killed some of the vegetation above ground, but the root vegetables were fine, and they tasted delicious.
Why are my tomatoes splitting? Call them cracks or splits, they still amount to the same thing: a problem with your summer tomato crop that needs to be solved.
Growing parsnips in a raised vegetable garden bed takes several months but the results are worth it. Here’s everything you need to know to grow organic parsnips in your backyard garden.
Have you ever tried escarole? This leafy green vegetable with a slightly bitter flavor is related to endive and chicory. It makes a great addition to soups or use it as a salad green on its own.
Every gardener encounters tomato diseases at some point. Whether it’s ugly black spots on tomatoes that force you to throw them away or giant green worms eating everything in sight, tomato diseases and tomato plant problems are no fun. Here’s how to identify and fix the most common tomato plant problems.