Effective watering techniques - drip watering, soaker hoses, rain water barrels
Ensure that your entire garden is watered effectively. Read article
Companion Planting Guide
Build good plant communities when planning your garden. Read article
Common Diseases of Tomatoes
Good garden hygiene can reduce the chance disease. Read article
Best Direct-Sow Seeds

Some gardeners are a little intimidated by the thought of starting plants from seeds indoors under lights. But that doesn’t mean they can’t grow their own plants from seed.

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All About Asparagus

Asparagus plants will grow well in virtually all areas of the US and lower Canada, except where there is extreme summer heat.

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All About Peas

Once planted, peas need little attention other than watering and harvesting. Pests and diseases are rarely a problem, particularly if disease-resistant varieties are planted.

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All About Eggplants

Wait until night temperatures are consistently in the 60's before setting out eggplant transplants.

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Burpee’s Boost Vegetables
NEW for 2012! The most nutritious and delicious vegetables, each “best-in-class” for taste and nutritional oomph. Watch Video

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Gardening Tip of the Day

  • Are you looking to take your gardening enthusiasm and skills to the next level? Network with others who share your interests? Utilize your gardening talents to benefit local communities?
    If so, contact the local Cooperative Extension Service for information about the Master Gardener program in your region.
    For both professionals and gardening enthusiasts, the Master Gardener program provides invaluable training and educational opportunities. The volunteer aspect of the program helps improve and beautifying the local community.
    To find out more, check out these two websites or enter the words “Master Gardeners” to search any search engine. (Junior Master Gardener programs)