Why should you grow your own vegetables and fruit? For starters, you'll save money on your grocery bills. Of course, you'll also know exactly what you are feeding your family -- and you'll have fun doing something together that is easier than you think. But if you're a beginner, you need to decide what to grow, where to grow it, and how to tend to it. Start with information that encompasses the basics and more, giving you a great start on your way to reaping the rewards of your own vegetable garden. If you don't have as much space as you'd like, try vegetable gardening in containers -- or on a doorstep, deck, patio, or balcony. Our free vegetable garden plans take the guesswork out of where and how to place crops. If you've mastered the art of growing your own vegetables but aren't sure when to gather different types, turn to the harvest guide, which can help you with tips on fruits, vegetables, and herbs. Speaking of fruits, if you haven't considered growing your own, get going with information on how to grow your own blueberries.
Vegetable Gardening Made Easy
Grow and Use Fresh Herbs
Get growing tips and recipe ideas for the most popular herbs around.
Herb Care Guide
We have everything you need to know about making the perfect herb garden.
Grow Your Own Apples
It's easy to grow apples. Check out our guide!
Grow Your Own Blueberries
Incorporate blueberries in your yard: They're tasty and beautiful.
Growing Citrus and Subtropical Fruits
Get all the hints and tips you need to grow citrus and other subtropical fruits.
Raised-Bed Gardening: Grow a Vegetable Garden in Raised Beds
Vegetable gardening is raised beds is oh-so easy. Get design ideas here!
Fresh Ideas for Growing Vegetables in Containers
Just about any vegetable grows beautifully in containers. Get inspiration here.
Grow Colorful Vegetables
Add extra color to your vegetable garden with these bright varieties.
New Fruit and Vegetable Varieties for 2013
Learn about the newest fruit, vegetable, and herb varieties on the market!