We finally reached peak tomato and spent the weekend processing them. All told we ended up with 120+ pints of tomato and pasta sauce, plus lots of real ketchup.
We grew three different heirloom zucchini varieties and rated them based on space, productivity, and flavor to find the best combo for our home vegetable garden
Two thirds of the way through the growing season, Carbon Black Heirloom Tomatoes have been a standout for the size and quantity of the tomatoes they produce
Tropical Storm Hilary was a bust except for the water. 2" of rain in 12 hrs has our tomatoes bursting like a tourist's pants at an all-you-can-eat Vegas buffet.
Mid-summer's heat can be brutal on plants in the vegetable garden. To help protect the plants that don't do well in heat, we plant a hanging gourd garden
Don't let late summer heat fry your flowers and vegetables. Here are four easy methods to throw a little shade on your garden and keep it producing into autumn
Fresh food is expensive and only getting more so. But does it make sense to grow your own beans when they’re so cheap to buy? We did the math, and the answer is
Don't you hate it when you forget to harvest the cucumbers for a couple days and they take advantage by turning into fat, blimp-shaped melons?
Nothing beats the delicious simplicity of giardiniera, an Italian vegetable mix that's super easy to make with fresh ingredients from your own garden
I grew Armenian cucumbers for the first time this spring. Here's what I learned about this tasty, 3,000 year-old fruit from the Middle East