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.

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.

Help! My Lettuce is Bolting. What to Do?

Newly minted (ha! Get it?) vegetable gardeners can be taken by surprise when their beautiful lettuce plants they’ve been enjoying since the beginning of the season start sending up flower stalks all of the sudden, and go to seed. When...

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 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.

How to Grow Radishes

A veggie that can be easy to overlook, radishes are easy and fast to grow, offering a crunchy texture and peppery flavor that’s made it popular in Mexican cuisine.

How to Grow Carrots

One of the most popular root vegetables, carrots take a little time to grow, but come packed with important vitamins and nutrients.

Creating a Hydroponic Garden

In the last few years there has been a lot of chatter about hydroponics, a method of growing plants without soil. Growers discovered a long time ago that some plants grow better in water than in soil. In fact, plants only need sunlight, water, and...

How to Grow Cantaloupe

Our seed variety—Hale’s Best—is a 1923 Heirloom and is one of the best known, sweetest, and most productive of cantaloupe varieties. Our featured cantaloupe variety: Hale's Best Seed Cantaloupe: The Perfect Summer Snack Food While watermelon is...

Gardening for Beginners

Introduction to Gardening: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly The world of gardening can be intimidating to those of you who haven’t yet tried to grow anything, or who may have dabbled in growing plants but failed. While there’s a seemingly endless...

How to Grow Nasturtium

Nasturtiums can add an interesting splash of color to the garden… and then you can eat them! The leaves and flowers of this pollinator-friendly plant are completely edible, with a delicious peppery taste.