Planting potatoes conjures childhood memories, inspiring a gardener to pass along a grandfather's instructions to another generation.
The story continues with the second year of the Ivan Tomato Rescue Project. Learn how we started an entire market booth worth of plants from my kitchen windows.
Mark your calendars — here are the dates to remember in spring 2017!
Try using coir— the pith from coconut processing that’s more sustainable than peat moss and just as effective as a growing medium.
It's winter, and the garden beds are no longer filled with tomatoes and peppers, but gardeners never stop gardening.
Seed catalogs are to adult gardeners what Christmas wish books are to children. Colorful photographs and intriguing descriptions make it difficult to resist temptation, even for those who grow large gardens.
Why isn’t a cashew a nut? Learn the answer to this question and more in the second installment of our Herbarium department, in which we explain the different types of plants and the scientific logic behind their classification.
The staff at Seed Savers Exchange discusses the origin of the word “heirloom” and how they differentiate heirloom seeds from others on the market.
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