As your garden starts to produce, don't forget to look to the future. Saving seeds, canning, and drying flowers is a great way to enjoy the bounty all year.
Your plants require daily attention, from regular watering to the occasional pinch and prune. Your diligence will pay off in healthier plants and fewer weeds.
With the help of his elaborate rain barrel system, Steven Janowiecki can water his garden in five minutes flat.
When you're an organic gardener, you face challenges that conventional gardeners don't, especially when it comes to bugs.
In anticipation of Cinco de Mayo, we prepare tacos three ways. But first, we go back to the garden with Joseph Swain to cultivate some raised beds.
Why does using organic methods to grow food matter? Why is organic more expensive? Is the food better? Join the discussion on these and more organic issues.
This Indiana company offers locally produced seeds to folks who want to make every aspect of their garden organic, earth-friendly, and local.
We visit a local organic seed company and an urban farmer talks about raised beds. While you wait for your plants to grow, enjoy the recipe using red buds.
What nutrients do plants need? What fertilizers should I use? How does companion planting work? We answer these questions to help your young sprouts grow.
How deep? How far apart? How often? We answer all these questions regarding sowing seeds.
Parents may have to be sneaky when it comes to helping kids like veggies, but keep trying. You never know when your child may come around to liking vegetables.
What vegetables should I plant? How much sun should the garden get? Should I construct raised beds? Some advice for all the first-time gardeners out there.
Shake off the not-quite-warm-enough blues, throw on a couple of layers, and get your heaps in order because planting season is just around the corner.
Michelle Obama will come out with a book in 2012 about the White House garden.
You can't get any more local than this—winter salad greens grown in our backyard.
Michelle Obama announced a plan to install 6,000 salad bars in elementary schools across the country. Could lawmakers soon affect wider change to school lunch?
Dr. Debby Herbenick, a sex columnist and sexual health educator at The Kinsey Institute, lucks out when she discovers this great Cleveland café!
School meals have a huge influence over the nutritional well-being of children. How can you make a difference?
Tomatoes are on the menu! First, a burst cherry tomato compote that positively explodes with flavor. Then, a roasted salsa using garden-fresh tomatillos.
Michelle Obama will be joined by the White House chefs, elementary school children and others to break ground today on the White House Spring kitchen garden.