Basil is easy to grow in the garden and if you harvest it right, it will continue to provide fresh leaves for seasoning (and pesto!) for months at a time. Basil is an easy one to add to your vegetable garden!

Number 5 on Western Gardens list of Dos and Don’t for Planting Herbs is finding a pot that has enough room for excess water to drain. Southern Patio’s line of Resin Newbury Planters range in size from 6 – 20 and include drain holes in the bottom. The poly-resin construction of the Newbury planter series provides a sturdy product that is also light weight and UV protected. www.southernpatio…

Yes, you CAN grow full, plump ears of corn in a small garden! Start with an appropriate variety, prepare the site properly, understand corn pollination, plant in blocks, learn to hand pollinate (its super easy!), and protect from wildlife. Learn the details here, and youll be picking beautiful ears of corn from your own backyard.:

Tips On Storing And Preserving Vegetables: Ways To Preserve Vegetables For Winter – If your garden has produced a generous harvest, storing and preserving vegetables extends the bounty so you can continue to enjoy the rewards of your labor throughout the winter. This article will help with methods of preserving vegetable crops.