Vegetables: Growing Advice & Care Guides

Many vegetables are easy to grow right in your home garden. With the right growing conditions, you can start harvesting your own tomatoes, squash and more.
Varieties of butterhead lettuce
Fill Your Salad Bowl All Season With a Row of Buttercrunch Lettuce
staked tomato plant
Supporting Tomatoes: What's at Stake
Growing Morel Mushrooms
The Secrets of Growing Gourmet Morel Mushrooms
heirloom tomatoes
Grow Succulent Heirloom Tomato Plants
Red and Yellow Ornamental Peppers
Spice Up Your Garden With Ornamental Peppers
Gloved person holding butternut squash on vine.
How to Grow and Harvest Tasty Butternut Squash
scallion harvest
How to Grow Scallions
seed potatoes
Growing Potatoes From Seed Potatoes
mixed pumpkins
The Ultimate Guide to Pumpkin Types and Choosing Pumpkins
garlic harvest
What Are the Best and Worst Companion Plants for Garlic?
root vegetable assortment
How to Grow Root Vegetables in Your Garden
thinning out vegetable seedlings
How to Thin Vegetable Seedlings
sweet potato harvest
Growing and Caring for Sweet Potatoes
green beans ready for harvest
How to Grow Common Beans
tomato harvest
How to Grow Tomatoes From Seed
closeup of tomato suckers
Pruning Out Tomato Suckers
amaranth makes a good companion for tomato plants
Discover the Companion Plants That Can Help Your Tomatoes Thrive
French Breakfast Radishes
4 Common Radish Growing Problems and What to Do About Them
zucchini growing
5 Tips for Growing Great Zucchini
asparagus ready for harvest
How to Grow Delicious Asparagus
A wicker basket full of garlic scapes
Hardneck Garlic Plant Profile
ripe and unripe tomatoes
Use These 10 Tips for Growing the Best Tomatoes on the Block
Garlic plants with roots lying next to each other
How to Harvest and Store Garlic
raised bed vegetable garden
Is Manure Safe to Use in Your Vegetable Garden?
beets growing in the garden
What Vegetables Should I Plant in Early Spring?
pea plant
How to Grow Peas in a Container Garden
Cutting board with potatoes next to handheld shovel, container with soil and round cloth bags
Learn How to Grow Tasty Potatoes in Containers
tomatoes growing in containers
5 Tips for Growing Awesome Tomatoes in Containers
tomatoes growing in containers
How to Avoid Common Mistakes Growing Tomatoes in Containers
cucumber growing in a container
Tips for Growing Cucumbers in Pots
seedlings in containers
Vegetable Container Gardening for Beginners
Best and Worst Companion Plants for Okra
Dresser Turned into a Vegetable Garden
9 Creative Ways to Design Your Vegetable Garden
radishes growing
16 Vegetables You Can Grow in the Shade
Tomato Paste
Try to Grow These 9 Best Tomatoes to Grow for Sauce
bunch of radishes
Have a Bountiful Harvest With a Fall Vegetable Garden
Hand holding dried black-eyed peas and pea pod
How to Grow Black-Eyed Peas
collard greens growing
How to Grow Collard Greens
Butternut Squash On Vine
How Do You Prune Winter Squash Vines?
harvested bok choy
How to Grow Bok Choy
Napa cabbage plant with green leaves surrounding large head
How to Grow Napa (Chinese) Cabbage
Yardlong beans plant with thin vines trailing wood post
Learn How to Grow Yardlong Beans
Sorrel plants being planted in garden with hand shovel on soil
How to Grow French or Garden Sorrel
Lima beans (Phaseolus lunatus)
How to Grow Lima Beans
person planting tomato transplants
The Most Effective Way to Plant Tomatoes
potato harvest
Harvesting Potatoes Is All About the Right Timing
cucumber ready for harvest
Tips for Harvesting Slicing and Pickling Cucumbers
freshly harvested asparagus
How and When to Harvest Asparagus
garlic bulbs
Grow the Right Garlic for Your Needs
Zucchini fruit stacked on wicker tray closeup
Zucchini Harvesting Tips
summer squash
Companions to Plant Alongside Zucchini and Summer Squash
Best Companion Plants for Cucumbers and Those to Avoid
potato harvest
Best and Worst Companion Plants for Potatoes
broccoli growing in the garden
Best Companion Plants Near Broccoli and Those to Avoid
green beans growing in the garden
The Best Companion Plants for Pole Beans and Bush Beans
determinate tomato variety
Here's the Difference Between Determinate and Indeterminate Tomatoes
pruning a tomato plant
This Is How and Why You Should Prune Tomato Plants
microgreens in the garden
How to Grow Your Own Microgreens
turnip harvest
Here Are the Best Ways to Store Fresh Root Vegetables?
leggy vegetable seedlings
How to Prevent Leggy Vegetable Seedlings