Growing pumpkins stands as an enduring symbol of fall, whether they end up as smiling jack-o’-lanterns or stacked near cornstalks for a lovely autumn scene. But this vegetable boasts more than good looks. It’s also full of nutrition, dishing up vitamin C, beta-carotene, fiber, and potassium. One half cup of …

This is the classic romaine. Its compact, dark green rosette of tall, upright leaves is slightly curly with white hearts and has a crisp, sweet flavour. Slow to bolt. Grows best in full sun, but will tolerate partial shade and even appreciates it in spring in hot climates. Light Full …

Here we will explore the process of building and installing raised garden beds. They are usually used by gardeners with experience to tackle an otherwise long and annoying list of challenges that come with the hobby of gardening. The purpose of a raised garden bed is to fill it with …

Broccoli is a hardy vegetable that develops best during cool seasons of the year. Two crops per year (spring and fall) are possible in most parts of the country, especially with continuous improvement in fast maturity and heat tolerance that extends the life of broccoli through all but the hottest …

Also called Mexican mint marigold, Texas tarragon, and occasionally yerba anise, this plant is a great substitute for true French tarragon in warm humid climates where French tarragon wanes in the summer. The leaves have a similar anise-like flavour and can be used in soups, or for fish, chicken salad, …

Zero turn mowers give you the ease and convenience of mowing easily around obstacles or through tight spaces. These mowers can make a 360 degree turn on the spot without moving an inch in either direction. A zero turn mower doesn’t have a steering wheel like conventional riding mowers, but …

Very fast-growing, nutritious, leafy greens for cool-season growing. Always taste sweeter when nipped by frost. Can cook Southern style or even cut up raw for a nippy, peppery taste in salads. A whole leaf will add spark to a sandwich. Grows best in full sun, but will tolerate partial shade …

Called “Bright Lights,” this variety of Swiss chard is as pretty as it is tasty. Large leaves with a prominent, flat wide mid-rib grow in an upright rosette that is beautiful in a bed or container. Grows best in full sun, but will tolerate partial shade and even appreciates it …

Having a well-maintained garden is not an easy job at all. You need to spend time, attention and money to have a friendly and fresh yard. If you feel exhausted and out of ideas how to revive the lawn, your vegetables and flowers, look at these 12 easy tips for …

If you’ve decided to freshen up the exterior of your home with window boxes, you should know the basics of window box gardening. One of the main ideas is that window boxes must match up with the length and depth of the window sill. The window planters shouldn’t be in …