How-to

How to keep the ones you love
New to container vegetable gardens? This easy planter is a quick way to get started.
Build your own sturdy trellis
Find out what you need to know to get your garden off to a great start.
A simple “slow gardening” project
Rid your pots of residue build-up.
How to Find Your USDA Plant Hardiness Zone by Zip Code
Step-by-step instructions for saving tomato seeds.
A beginner's guide to grafting tomatoes.
Give your peas a headstart for cold spring soil.
There’s more than one way to lift your loam.
Would you recognize the larvae of these good and bad bugs?
The ultimate tomato support is strong enough to stand up to summer storms and bumper crops.
Smart techniques for keeping garden plants alive through the winter.
Seed saving is an easy and fun way to connect with the circle of life.
The best tools for working in the garden soil.
Confused by seed-catalog terms? Here's your definitive glossary.
A simple way to build raised bed frames.
Tapping in to your garden’s circadian rhythms reveals the secret to knowing the best times to plant.
Got mud? A bog garden solves a soggy site.
Page: