A truly self-sufficient garden includes plenty of storage crops, such as a few types of winter squash. Discover some new winter squash varieties based on reader and expert recommendations, plus learn how to combat common squash pests.
Red table beets are only the tip of the beet iceberg: Mangel beets can be used as livestock fodder, storage beets can be eaten all winter, and white or golden beets make a stunning edible display when mixed in a beet salad.
Wise Pairings: Best Flowers to Plant with Vegetables. Pairing flowers and vegetables creates a healthy organic garden. Learn some of the best flowers to plant with vegetables and get tips for arranging your edible landscape.
There are many types of melons, including the new category of personal size, or individual serving cantaloupes. Lists of both hybrid and open-pollinated varieties are given here, along with information on when to harvest.data-pin-do=