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Spring, summer, autumn, and even winter bring beauty to the garden.

Whether you’re growing vegetables or flowers, fruit or nursery stock, indoor crops or for market, planning your garden care throughout the year starts here. We’ve got you covered on advice and equipment, from planting the first seed to harvesting the bounty.

Why Heirloom Seed?

Seeds

Planting and growing heirlooms can be one of the most satisfying gardening — and eating! — experiences you’ll have.

Seasonal Garden Care

Calendar

Caring for your garden is a year-round activity, its rhythms dictated by seasonal conditions and local climates.

Tips to Guarantee Canning Success

Harvest & Storage

How to can fruits and vegetables safely and effectively at home.

Garden Planning & Design

Design

Design your best gardens ever with our eye-catching tips, ideas and plant recommendations.

Four Season Harvest

Video Channel

With a few tweaks to your veggie plot, you can harvest fresh produce nearly year-round. Learn how here.

Starting Seeds Indoors

Starting/ Planting

Starting plants from seed just might be the second most enjoyable act of procreation you’ll ever experience.

Garden Calendar

Save Your Spring By Avoiding These Common Gardening Mistakes

Gardens

Hey there, fellow plant enthusiasts! Spring has sprung (or is about to!), and with it comes the irresistible urge to ...

The 32 Best Spring Flowers to Plant in Your Home Garden

Flower Gardens

It just doesn’t get better than the sight of spring flowers! Spring is a beautiful time of year, and there's ...

15 Plants That Shine in Winter Landscapes - Cold Weather Plants

Flower Gardens

As winter wraps its icy fingers around the garden, many assume a flourishing landscape's vibrant colors and life are reserved ...

Garden Design

Raised Bed Gardening 101

Garden Design

Tips and techniques for high-yield, raised bed vegetable gardens.

How to Plant, Grow, and Harvest Asparagus Plant Easily

Garden Calendar

Nothing says spring like steamed, green spears of organic garden asparagus.

Aquaponics System: Complete Beginner's Guide + Benefits

Garden Design

Growing vegetables and raising fish in a sustainable garden system.

Harvest & Storage

Storing the Harvest: Drying Fruits and Vegetables

Gardens

Drying fruits and vegetables has distinct advantages over canning, freezing or other preserving methods.

How to Guarantee Home Canning Success

Fall

Learn how to can fruits and vegetables safely and effectively in your own home.

What's Left In the Root Cellar

Gardens

Using, not losing, what remains of last year's harvest.

Seeds

How to Grow Peppers from Seeds - The Complete Guide

Gardens

Starting your own hot and sweet peppers from seed gives you selection, growing options, and enjoyment.

Best Garden Veggies To Over-Winter

Fall

Ordering seeds? Don't forget vegetables for fall planting and winter gardens.

Stratify Seeds to Improve Germination

Flower Gardens

Refrigerate seeds before planting to improve germination.

Tools & Equipment

Gardening and the Five-Gallon Bucket

Container Gardens

Chores, container gardens, hydroponics and other uses for 5 gallon buckets.

Legume Inoculants Boost Yields, Keep Plants Healthy

Compost & Soil

Nitrogen-fixing bacteria and organic compost for peas, beans and healthy soil.