Category: Gardening

Green Beans, the Easiest Garden Vegetable

Green Bean Nutrition: Green Beans (also called snap or string beans) are a great addition to most gardens, as they are easy to grow and delicious raw, stir-fried or steamed. They are also rich in many beneficial nutrients and phytochemicals. These include: Phytochemicals:

Growing Beets in the Home Garden

Beets are a fast-growing vegetable that can be grown just about anywhere. Although beets are known as a root crop, all parts of the beet plant are edible. Tender beet greens can begin being harvested when thinning a row of beets. The

Organic Matter for Garden Soil

Organic MatterOrganic matter does so many wonderful things for a garden, it’s just silly not to take advantage of it. There would be no organic gardening without organic matter. Decaying organic matter is how plants are fed in nature. Unfortunately, we’ve

Early Spring Vegetables

Salad Greens: Among the earliest crops are lettuce, arugula, and mesclun mixes. You’ll have success growing lettuce and greens when the soil is 55 degrees and many can be harvested within 30 days. And though they won’t flourish during long cold snaps, they