How to Garden: Home Gardening Tips & Resources

Learn how to garden vegetables, herbs, and flowers from seed. Our gardening library features grow guides for individual plants, tips for maintaining your garden throughout the year, and everything else you’ll need to grow a thriving home garden.

Developing a Plan for Succession Planting

Northern Edition (Zones 4-6) Even if you live in the northern part of the country where summers are relatively short, you can maximize the growing season yield by planting staggered vegetable crops if you understand how to do it. We provide some...

How to Grow Parsley

One of the most popular culinary herbs, parsley is a common seasoning and garnish that packs a ton of vitamins and minerals.

How to Grow Basil

One of the most popular herbs in America, basil is not only a delicious ingredient, but also boasts a number of medicinal and therapeutic qualities.

How to Grow Pumpkins

If you’re looking to grow a Great Pumpkin of your very own, look no further than our Jack O’Lantern heirloom seeds! This variety produces plump, delicious pumpkins with a classic, perfect-for-carving Halloween look.

How to Grow Chives

Chives are an easy-to-grow perennial herb that can be used in a variety of recipes, while also offering medicinal benefits and a bit of decorative appeal.

How to Grow Mint

Known for its “cool” menthol fragrance and flavor, mint is also extremely easy and fast to grow, making it a perfect starter plant for the aspiring gardener.

Growing and Preserving Fresh Herbs

For those of who enjoy cooking—in addition to gardening—creating your own herb garden is a delightful endeavor. Having a variety of fresh herbs on hand provides an easy way to enhance the flavor of just about any culinary creation. For example,...

The Importance of Growing Milkweed

For those who grew up spending a lot of time outdoors in nature, the mention of milkweed may conjure up childhood memories of playing in open fields colonized with riotous collections of untamed, native plants. The favorite among them may have been...

How to Grow Brussel Sprouts

Brussel sprouts may be an acquired taste, but these hardy veggies are prolific producers that pack a ton of nutrients.

Creating an Eco-Friendly Garden

While it’s probably wrong to assume that everyone who becomes a gardener, does so because of an overriding concern for the environment and a desire to reduce their carbon footprint. But, we’re pretty sure that, as time goes on, most avid...