Growing Vegetables – Rich Color Counts

vegetables rich color counts

The family food garden is a wonderful source of essential minerals and vitamins when it includes carefully selected vegetables. The more colorful the vegetables are, the better. The rich color

Let’s Grow Zucchini Squash

Zucchini Squash

If you are the type of city gardener who likes to grow vegetables that require a minimum effort in return for a rich reward, zucchini is the dish for you. 

Maintaining Asparagus In Your Garden

Maintaining Asparagus

We were lucky when we bought Spruce Acre in Ithaca, N. Y., 15 years ago. The former owner had left us a healthy asparagus bed of 100 plants. Since then,

Don’t Forget Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes rate the attention of home gardeners wherever they can be grown. That includes territories beyond their range as an important farm product, such as Connecticut and southern New

Thanks to the Rabbits We NOW Eat Soybeans

Eat Soybeans

We first sowed soybeans for green manure and then as bait for rabbits.  The theory behind the second usage was that rabbits preferred soybeans to other beans, so if there

Growing and Planting The Lettuce Patch

Lettuce Patch

Gardeners have been raising and eating lettuce for at least 2,500 years. Even though the particular varieties served at the tables of Persian kings around 500 B.C. may not be

Home Vegetable Garden: A Simple Plan

Vegetable Garden

Home gardening provides pleasure and recreation as well as food — if the home gardener does not try to cultivate more land than he can take care of.  Ideal Conditions