Swiss Chard

By Mara Higdon Swiss chard, also know as chard or silverbeet (Beta vulgaris var. cicla), is one of my favorite and easiest greens growing in my garden. Feather-shaped, slightly ruffled green arms are held up by brightly colored pink, red … Continue reading


By Steffie Littlefield Tomatoes are totally the most popular vegetable to grow in one’s own garden. The reason is simple, store-bought tomatoes cannot even compete with the flavor, beauty and satisfaction of home-grown tomatoes. This single vegetable keeps farmer’s markets … Continue reading