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10 Best Kitchen Garden Herbs

  Imagine a garden that elevates everyday living, is a dose of medicine with every bite, and doubles as a pollinator haven. If you grow one thing -- or, in this case, a handful of plants...

12 Edible Plants That Give More Than They Need

  Plants that sip and don't suck? Water is a hot topic. States are competing over water rights, drought in the west continues and growing food locally is more important than ever. Right out my...

What to Plant: How to Grow Chard

  If you’re planning your spring garden, put Swiss chard on the list. It’s not only delicious and easy to grow, it’s a super food packed with more nutrition than kale. (Yes, it’s true. Kale...

What to Plant Now: 6 Perfect Winter Veggies

Many of the foods we love are grown in extremes -- the edges and shifts of weather found with seasons. I've decided consistent, predictable weather makes it easier on the gardener but it's the...

Tree Selection: Meyer Lemon

  There are an endless number of amazing trees to choose from if you're thinking of adding one to your garden, deck or front room. However, at the moment, I can't think of a more rewarding...

Scarlet Runner Beans

There's something incredibly fascinating about opening up a dazzling green bean pod to find shades of hot pink, lavender and red mottled seeds inside.  Crazy really.  In fact, to see children open these beans,...

What to Plant: Planning for Spring

  Like you, I have a list of plants that already have dibs in the garden this coming season. They’re the plants that either out-performed the others, producing amazing blooms or impressive yields, or simply...

Define Summer | Grow Tomatoes

    Summer, if defined by the olfactory of senses, could have endless interpretations.  Like "snow" for groups such as the circumpolar Sami people, it could have 100's of words to name it, all synonymous yet...

What to Plant Now

Take advantage of our warm fall weather. Warm days and nights mean warm soil temperatures — ideal for seed germination. And carrots can be so darn fussy and slow to germinate you don’t want...

Small Packages

  These compact lettuces are a bold mixture of nutty, sun-kissed flavors finishing with unexpected hints of freshly picked celery and crushed pepper.  Maybe not fine wine but definitely varieties worth growing. Whether faced with the...
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