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.
Guide to Harvesting, Curing and Storing Onions

Guide to Harvesting, Curing and Storing Onions

All About Growing Peppers

All About Growing Peppers

Pests and Diseases of Cucumbers

Pests and Diseases of Cucumbers

Vegetable Companion Planting Chart

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

Super Bowl Party with Gourmet Finger Foods

Super Bowl Party with Gourmet Finger Foods

Super Bowl Sunday is filled with football and food. This year kick it up a notch with gourmet finger foods.
Freezing Summer Favorites

Freezing Summer Favorites

The basics steps for preparing and storing garden fresh tomatoes and herbs for quick, easy use later.
Leafy Greens – Fall-friendly Crops Extend the Harvest Season

Leafy Greens – Fall-friendly Crops Extend the Harvest Season

Leafy greens love the cool temperatures of spring and fall. They’re easy and fast to grow and the perfect crop for beginning vegetable gardeners.
Use Your Summer Harvest: Fresh Tomatoes 5 Ways

Use Your Summer Harvest: Fresh Tomatoes 5 Ways

If you're looking for new ways to use your tomatoes, try some of these ideas!
Tips for Tomato Caging, Staking and Pruning

Tips for Tomato Caging, Staking and Pruning

These tips require very little effort but can have a big effect on the health of your tomato plants and the quality and timing of your harvest.
Grilling with Fresh Herbs

Grilling with Fresh Herbs

Use herbs from your garden to add layers of flavor to grilled foods. A fresh supply of herbs make the tastiest marinades and rubs.
Edible Landscaping: A New Trend in Outdoor Living

Edible Landscaping: A New Trend in Outdoor Living

Adding edible plants, berries and fruits to your traditional garden scheme is a clever way to add beauty as well as reduce your food costs.
Growing Herbs and Vegetables for Pets

Growing Herbs and Vegetables for Pets

Most house pets can enjoy a range of fresh foods as part of their overall diets. Many of the herbs and vegetables among these foods are quite easy to grow in containers.
Cool Weather Spring Vegetable Containers

Cool Weather Spring Vegetable Containers

Taste-full style, easy and close at hand.
Plant a Family Vegetable Garden

Plant a Family Vegetable Garden

Enjoy some low-stress family time, fresh air and outdoor exercise - along with fresh, tasty food – by growing a family veggie garden.
Herbal Tea from your Windowsill

Herbal Tea from your Windowsill

Growing your own herbs for tea is an easy and inexpensive windowsill project that rewards you with great taste and the meditative moments that come with prepping, brewing and sipping.
5 Reasons to Grow Your Own Radishes

5 Reasons to Grow Your Own Radishes

Find out why you should grow your own radishes. The #1 reason being, a radish is one of the easiest and fastest vegetables to grow.
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Frost Map with Dates

USDA zone finder with zip code search and maps

USDA Zone Finder

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