Growing Food

Let the culinary and horticultural experts at My Garden Life help you bring the joy of gardening into your kitchen with tips on growing food; from vegetable and herb gardening to fruit trees.

How to Grow Microgreens Indoors

How to Grow Microgreens Indoors

Microgreens are a great way to add more nutrient-dense foods to your diet. But did you know you can grow them indoors? Here’s how and why you should.
Tips for Apple Harvest and Apple Storage

Tips for Apple Harvest and Apple Storage

Homegrown apples are delicious if picked at the right time and kept in good storage conditions. Here's how to harvest your apples to enjoy them at their best.
Growing Thornless Blackberry Plants

Growing Thornless Blackberry Plants

Herbs That Make Good Houseplants

Herbs That Make Good Houseplants

6 Spice Plants to Grow at Home

6 Spice Plants to Grow at Home

Vegetable Companion Planting Chart

Grab the Companion Planting Chart download to help you understand what to plant where in your veggie patch.

How to Roast or Grill Garden-Fresh Vegetables

How to Roast or Grill Garden-Fresh Vegetables

Nothing beats home-cooked fresh produce, and the most delicious--and simplest--way to prepare vegetables is roasting or grilling. These tips will guide you to perfect roasted or grilled vegetable dishes, every time.
Get to Know Peppers From Sweet to Hot

Get to Know Peppers From Sweet to Hot

Peppers are one of the easiest vegetables you can grow, but with 50,000-plus cultivars in the pepper family, what sort of variety should you buy? Get to know more about the different categories of peppers.
Plant a Tea Garden

Plant a Tea Garden

These common, easy-to-grow herbs combine into herbal teas perfect to treat your friends or yourself.
Choosing Container Garden Herbs

Choosing Container Garden Herbs

Potted herbs are an easy way to liven up a home-cooked meal without committing to the effort of a full-blown vegetable garden. Besides their culinary qualities, most herbs also lend style to container gardens.
How to Grow Spaghetti Squash

How to Grow Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti squash is a low-maintenance vegetable that even a beginner can grow successfully. This article explains how.
Grow Your Own Smoothie Garden

Grow Your Own Smoothie Garden

Smoothies are a time-saving and tasty way to get your daily fruits and vegetables. And you don't have to scour the grocery store to find the best ingredients. You can grow most of the most healthy and delectable smoothie fruits and vegetables in your own garden.
Vegetable Garden Basics – Start Seeds or Buy Plants?

Vegetable Garden Basics – Start Seeds or Buy Plants?

Learn what you need to consider when deciding whether to plant your vegetable garden from seed or get a jump-start by purchasing plants.
Edible Flowers – a Trend to Delight All Your Senses

Edible Flowers – a Trend to Delight All Your Senses

Some flowers are more than just a pretty face, they can be eaten too! Use edible flowers to add a colorful, flavorful twist to just about any recipe.
8 Lucky Foods to Eat on New Year’s Day

8 Lucky Foods to Eat on New Year’s Day

Around the world, families greet the New Year with traditional foods and dishes said to bring luck in the coming year. Here are eight you might want to try this January 1.
How to Prune Fruit Trees

How to Prune Fruit Trees

Follow these simple steps for maintaining your fruit tree and you’ll be on your way to having a healthy and productive harvest of fruits.
Fermenting Vegetables for Beginners

Fermenting Vegetables for Beginners

The lost art of fermenting vegetables is gaining popularity as people rediscover the delicious flavors and health benefits of fermented foods. These simple steps will teach anyone how to ferment their own vegetables in no time!
Basic Sauerkraut: Fermenting Cabbage

Basic Sauerkraut: Fermenting Cabbage

It’s so easy to ferment food at home that you’ll want to try it too with this simple recipe for sauerkraut.
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Frost Map with Dates

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USDA Zone Finder

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