A Freedom Garden Will Cut Your Food Bill

freedom garden cut food

When Secretary Clinton P. Anderson issued him a call for 20,000,000 Freedom Gardens in 1948, and the food conservation drive was getting underway. Food prices were soaring, and dark clouds

Space Saving Vegetables

Saving Vegetables

You can grow vegetables in the littlest garden. Indeed in a plot 20 by 20 feet or smaller, you can raise enough to make gardening more fun and eating more

Don’t Crowd Your Vegetable Seeds

dont crowd vegetable seeds

Thickly sown vegetable seeds cause many disappointments in home gardening. The seedlings often come up so crowded that none has a chance for average growth unless the rows are thinned

Confessions Of A Garden Gambler

confessions of gambler

There was the year we had roasting cars on July 2. That’s a month to 6 weeks ahead of schedule for central Indiana. For here, our last killing frost is

Vitamin Rich Kales From The Orient

kales from the orient

Few plain dirt gardeners can visualize kale, the richest vitamin of the pot herbs, as a foliage plant for the flower border. Japanese horticulturists came up with ornamental kales more

4 Gardeners Share How We Grow Vegetables

how we grow vegetables

A vegetable garden may not have the same glamour and appeal as a flower border. Still, one that is well-planned produces dividends in the way of quality and flavor that

Is The Wild Cucumber Worth Growing?

wild cucumber

One of the most ornamental and functional vines where a close screen or shade is desired is the wild cucumber or balsam apple (Echinocystis lobata). Its rapid growth, as much

A Salad Garden: What You Can Grow

Salad Garden

Vegetable gardens usually include the minimum essentials for summer salads but a small area devoted entirely to salad greens can contribute to daily enjoyment and endless variety. If you share