Tomatoes are the most popular home garden vegetable. They are high in vitamins, especially C and contain about 100 calories per pound. Tomatoes originated in the Andes mountains in South America and are a warm season crop.
There are many excellent tomato varieties available to home gardeners, both new and old. Selection should considerproductivity, freedom from fruit splitting and disease resistance.
How to Grow Giant Pumpkins
If you asked 10 different pumpkin growers, you would likely receive 10 different an-swers on how to grow “the big one.” Most of those answers would contain many of the same concepts (fertilizer, soil preparation, protection from the elements, etc.
Compost is one of nature's best mulches and soil amendments, and you can use it instead of commercial fertilizers. Best ofall, compost is cheap. You can make it without spending a cent.
Composting: Materials and Troubleshooting
Get tips on composting
Bulk Grass Seed List & Planting Guide
How to Plant a Lawn from Seed.
There's a lot more to the stuff most people consider just dirt.
Shade Loving Plants
A list of shade loving annuals and perennials
Softneck garlic is sometimes called "common" garlic, but there is nothing common about it. Softneck varieties are easy to grow and tolerate a wide variety of climate conditions. The bulbs can be rather large with multiple layers of cloves.
Tuberous begonias come in a variety of shapes and colors. Ruffled, rose, and picotee style flowers range in every color but blue and purple (bi-colors are also common).
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