Tomatoes, beans, squash, and lettuce in a basket

Harvesting How-To (and When)

Harvesting fresh veggies is the ultimate reward for all the time and care we invest in our gardens! When harvest time finally arrives it’s easy to just get out there and start picking, but there is a bit of technique involved to harvest properly. You’ll want to make sure to harvest vegetables at their peak, while also helping the plants stay healthy and productive. How to harvest, and when to harvest, will vary for different crops:...

Zucchini plant with flowers and fruits

Grow Super Squash

Squash plants are some of the most prolific producers in the garden. If you garden in a small space, you might be hesitant to plant squash; they can be large plants with a tendency to sprawl. But don’t despair! There are bush and container squash varieties that are more compact but still produce loads of squash. Types of Squash Squash are members of a family of vining plants known as cucurbits (cucurbitaceae) that include zucchini, cucumbers, melons, pumpkins and gourds....