It's said that necessity is the mother of invention, but it's also incentive to do some research about which vegetables can be re-grown on a countertop. It's really quite startling to see just how much can be grown from leftover scraps: all you need is water, and a sunny spot to place the plants, and within a week or two you'll have a fresh batch of edibles to enjoy.
I've discovered that there are plenty of food plants that can be grown indoors during the cold half of the year, and few require any kind of special equipment.
Many garden companion plants also work well together in the kitchen. Here's why carrots and leeks grow (and simmer) well together.
How do you know when it's time to take down the garden in autumn? Let the season tell you.
Some people get high tech and use a fish tank aerator for their compost tea, but I just use my stick to slosh everything around for about an hour until it's properly frothy.
Are you struggling with starting plants from seeds? Many require direct sunlight to shake them awake and tell them to get growing already.
5 great themed container garden ideas for your balcony or patio.
Believe it or not, goths love to grow food too! Here are 13 beautiful, delicious black vegetables to grow in your own garden of spooky delights.
It's important to determine what type of soil your plants need, so you can give them optimal growing conditions from day one.
Would you like to explore something new in this year's garden? Trying some of these ancient and unusual greens!