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Learn how to start a new vegetable garden, choose the best vegetables and how to take care of a vegetable garden. Meet some of our favorite varieties and browse our time- and money-saving garden tips. Homegrown really does taste better!

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Tomato Plant Problems

If tomato plant problems are causing your harvest to be less than bountiful, check out these common problems and find out what you can do.

Straw Bale Gardening

Gardening with straw bales is an easy and economical solution for growing plants and it saves your back, too!

How to Avoid Basil Downy Mildew

Basil downy mildew is spreading across North America. Find out how to identify it, how to prevent it and what to do if you spot this basil disease in your garden.

7 easy plants to start from seed

Renee Sheperd of Renee’s Garden Seeds shares 7 easy plants to start from seed, and lets you in on a few secrets to growing these lovely organic flowers and vegetables well.

Ideas for growing herbs in pots

No space for an herb garden? Grow herbs in a container garden instead! These herbs in pots are perfect for growing outdoors on your deck, patio or in windowboxes.

How to grow strawberries

Learn how to grow strawberries (June-bearing, ever-bearing, and day neutral). We'll show you how to plant, mulch, water and renovate a strawberry garden.

How to grow your own greens

Everything tastes better when you grow it yourself. Should you grow lettuce, kale, mustard or another leafy green? We'll help you decide and show you how to grow them.

5 great reasons to grow peas

If you've never grown peas before, you should! Learn how to grow peas (and why they're so great!) in this video from Angela Judd of Growing in the Garden.

Garden-fresh tricolor potato salad recipe

When you grow your own potatoes in a rainbow of colors, there’s no better way to show them off — and enjoy their flavor — than in a delicious potato salad recipe. This one is perfect on hot summer days because it doesn’t use mayo.

4 favorite heirloom tomatoes

Tomato guru Brie Arthur shares four of her favorite heirloom tomatoes. They produce lots of fruit, add color to your garden and plate, and taste delicious!

Double-duty edibles

Surprise! If you love juicy blueberries or Asian pears, then check this out: They aren’t just tasty fruit, but they also grow on gorgeous plants!
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