Did you know about our Vegetable Encyclopedia, an online resource that tells you how to grow dozens of crops? For example, here’s what you’ll find in the entry for arugula, a very popular crop these days:
Arugula is a salad green also sold as rocket or by its French name, roquette. This member of the mustard fami [...]
LA Guerrilla Gardeners removed trash, weeds and dead plants from this median strip and installed new plants. Their signature “Please Water Me!” sign asks passersby to help with upkeep.
After LA Guerrilla Gardeners planted the “Spaceland” garden, below, the city installed a wheelchair ramp to make the sidewalk more acc [...]
Ellen Ecker Ogden’s design in progress, top, for the 2×8 Elevated Cedar Raised Bed, below, which features flowers. Ogden’s design, A Paint Box Garden of Edible Plants, features vegetables.
If you’re a garden designer in Vermont, what do you do in the winter? If you’re creative, you design!
Ellen Ecker Ogden, who c [...]
Cynthia Fowser’s door, with a close-up of one of the arrangements, at left
Thanks to everyone who entered the 2013 Door Decor photo contest. Here are the winners:
First Prize: Cynthia Fowser, Pennsville, NJ
The $250 prize goes to a woman who lives on Christmas Tree Lane. “All materials were gathered from my yard and surrounding wo [...]
Chris Ahrens, marketer and cubicle farmer
This gray cubicle needs some life. It needs a garden!
Given a choice of where to plant a garden, I bet most gardeners would choose their backyard or community garden. For me, it’s my desk … at work. With winter in full swing and the ground hard as a rock, outdoor gardening is not an option for [...]
5 Steps to Creating Resilient Gardens and Landscapes
Record-breaking droughts, floods and wildfires, as well as outbreaks of diseases and insects, have taken their toll on garden and landscape plants nationwide. Although it’s impossible to fully insulate your gardens and landscape against damage, there are steps you can take to rejuven [...]
Alan Edwards shared this photo with his product review of the Revolution Planter. He uses the top of the planter to grow peppers. To keep them watered, he’s set up a drip irrigation system.
Alan has used the top half of the Revolution Planter to grow peppers. Tomatoes grow from the bottom.
When you review a product on gardeners.com, you [...]
The curved metal frames support tarps that protect crops when nights are cold.
Garlic always does very well here. We love it, and the harvest keeps well through the winter.
And then there is the cabbage: pretty as a picture, and wonderful in sauerkraut!
When it comes to gardening, we find that the best teachers are other gardeners, such as Ba [...]