Food Gardening Guide

The source for information on growing your favorite vegetables, fruits, and herbs.

Whether you're growing basil, blueberries, or bok choy, the Food Gardening Guide will give you all the information you need to succeed. Plus, we'll feature a vegetable, fruit, or herb monthly on this page with seasonal articles about that plant.

Feature of the Month
Feature of the Month

The Cole Crop Family

Gardeners often group broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower and kohlrabi together as "cole crops". Cole is the German word for cabbage, hence the term "cole slaw".... more

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