Digging Deeper into Compost

My garden gobbles up compost faster than I can make it. Why do I use so much compost? It’s not just for the fun of shoveling and raking: compost is like a superfood for your garden soil.

April Showers …

Garden Snapshot: April showered rain, snow, sleet, frost, and maybe a little bit of sunshine onto my garden.

Grow More with Less Garden Space

Use your garden space efficiently to grow more food without the extra space. Here are three ways to make the most of your garden.

Asparagus: How to Plant this Quirky Perennial

Asparagus is the quintessential seasonal food, only available from the garden for a month or two in early spring. But this quirky perennial tastes so good that it more than earns its space in my garden.

How to Harvest All Winter

I grab my basket of kale, lettuce, baby spinach, and carrots and step out of my hoop house into a foot of snow. It’s January. Lows have dipped below -10 degrees Fahrenheit. And I am harvesting from my garden.

3 Reasons your Garden Loves Garlic

I love garlic. I love to eat it, I love to grow it, and I love how green it makes my garden in the early spring. It turns out that my garden loves garlic, too.