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.

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 Cucumbers

Whether you’re looking for a good slicing cucumber for salads, or the perfect cuke for pickling, we’ve got you covered with our popular cucumber varieties.

How to Grow Eggplants

Grow your own eggplant from seed and create delicious culinary favorites such as Eggplant Parmigiana. Our featured eggplant variety: Black Beauty About Eggplants The mention of the word, eggplant, often brings to mind another word: parmesan. While...

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 Peas

Peas are easy to grow and thrive in the cooler temperatures of spring and fall, making them a popular choice among both new and experienced home gardeners.

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.

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.

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...

How to Grow Cilantro

Cilantro might be the ultimate “love it or hate it” herb, with a lemony-peppery flavor that registers for some people as “soap,” but which has also made cilantro a staple of Asian and Mexican cuisines.

How to Grow Corn

Our heirloom corn seed, Golden Bantam, is a sweet, mid-season variety capable of producing an abundance of delicious summer corn.