Grow a kitchen garden to enjoy safe, flavorful and nutritious homegrown food. Photo by judywhite/GardenPhotos.com.
Even a small garden can produce a big chunk of a household’s produce needs for a year.
If you plan carefully from the outset, your garden will be easier to maintain and enjoy.
Think carefully about the best garden location — the closer to your kitchen, the better.
Salad greens and herbs are some of the easiest crops for a kitchen garden.
You’ll be wise to employ much mulch throughout the growing season.
Alice Waters, founder of the edible schoolyard movement.
THOMAS HEINSER/COURTESY CHEZ PANISSE FOUNDATION
There’s no shame in planting transplants rather than seeds.
With a kitchen garden, families can be happier and more active by growing awesome food with their own hands.