How To Grow Vegetables
Growing Vegetables In Your Backyard or Garden
Listed below are all of our articles on how to grow each of the vegetable seeds listed in our annual Vegetable Seed Guide. Learn how to grow old favorites that much better or try something new! If you need help with preserving your crops, look no further than our Home Canning Series. Happy gardening!
How to grow:
How To Grow Cucumbers
Growing Cucumbers In Your Backyard or Garden
Here are a few tips on how to grow cucumbers. Growing cucumbers is easy, and they're nutritious to eat. They are a great vegetable to include in your...
How To Grow Pole Beans
Growing Pole Beans In Your Backyard or Garden
How to Grow Pole Beans: Pole beans are bountiful plants that are easy to grow, making them a garden favorite. Choose from our many seed varieties and...
How To Grow Onions
Growing Onions In Your Backyard or Garden
How To Grow Onions: The soil for onion sets should be well drained and firm. Onion sets should be planted in early spring, before the last frost...
How To Grow Garlic
Growing Garlic in the Home Garden In Your Backyard or Garden
Garlic, a member of the allium family, which includes leeks, shallots, and onions, has long been known for its health giving properties, being of...
How To Plan For A Garden
Tight family budgets and a desire for healthier food motivated many people to try their hand at gardening for the first time this year. With your...
How To Grow Rosemary
Growing Rosemary In Your Backyard or Garden
Rosemary is a hardy plant and it will do well in most types of soil, but in order to thrive it will need lots of sun, good drainage and good air...
Growing Vegetables in Winter
Many southern regions of the country can grow winter vegetables with little effort, but some northern areas may need to use cold frames or...
How to Grow Carrots
Growing Carrots In Your Backyard or Garden
Rich in vitamin A and beta-carotene, this vegetable is easy to grow and tastes sweet and delicious when garden fresh. You can grow carrots in short,...
Organic Gardening Tips
Organic gardening has been around for centuries. It's certainly not new, but gardening without artificial additives has made a comeback in recent...
Starting Seeds Indoors (How To)
How To Grow Seeds Indoors
Start a garden early by sowing seeds in containers indoors. Any container that drains well can be used, but many gardeners prefer peat pots or...
Winter Compost Options
Winter is almost upon us and the list of outside gardening tasks will be less. However, you can turn a good amount of your organic garbage into...
Controlling Tomato Plant Problems
It takes skill and ingenuity to raise blemish-free flavorful tomatoes and protect them from insects, diseases and other pests. Here's how to handle...
SKU 02180211Perfect for culinary needs, the Kennebec Potato features a medium maturity rate with a high yield of large oblong tubers. You can tell these potatoes apart from others because of their white skin and white flesh. Their specific gravity ranges from 1.075 to 1.100. Excellent for baking, boiling, chipping and frying. Price above represents a per pound price for a 50 lb. bag.
SKU 02180271Red Pontiac Potato features a late maturity and is a mid-season table stock with a high yielding return and medium specific gravity. Tubers are round to oblong with medium deep eyes, dark red skin, sometimes netted and white flesh. This seed is drought tolerant but susceptible to potato virus Y, bruising and scab. Price above represents a per pound price for a 50 lb. bag.
SKU 02180421Yukon Gold Potato features a medium maturity, mid-season table stock and yellow flesh. Guaranteed to produce a high yield with a high specific gravity. Tubers are oval with shallow pink eyes and a yellowish-buff skin. Susceptible to scab but resistant to potato virus A and potato leaf roll virus. Price above represents a per pound price for a 50 lb. bag.
SKU 02180291Excellent for boiling and frying, the Red Norland Potato 1 lb Bag features an oblong tuber, smooth and flattened shape, and a medium red color. This seed is widely accepted and has an early maturity rate. Price above represents a per pound price for a 50 lb. bag.
SKU 60033156Southern States Premium Vegetable Grower Fertilizer features a blend that can be used with a wide variety of vegetables and fruits. This fertilizer provides all the nutrients needed for a strong garden. AVAIL technology makes needed phosphorus more available to the plant. Comes in a convenient bag for easy spreading.
SKU 02180010Price above represents a per pound price for a 32lb bag. Onion Sets, or "baby" onions, are used to grow green and/or dry onions. Taking about 4 to 5 weeks to mature, plant these seeds in your garden in either late fall or early spring to achieve green onions. If left in for the full 90-day maturity period, you will have dry onions in late July or early August.