Gardening with a Purpose
Over the past few years, gardening with a purpose - growing food - has been an increasingly growing trend. And since First Lady Michelle Obama planted a vegetable garden on the White House grounds, the trend seems to be growing even more rapidly.
Vegetables - herbs - fruits - what are you growing for you and your family?
Our tomato, sweet pepper and hot pepper varieties are listed here, so you can start planning your garden (and your summer meals!). We also grow three kinds of eggplant, zucchini and yellow squash, winter squash, pumpkins, melons, three kinds of cucumbers, beans, okra, and more.
Some of our readers' recipes are here and we're looking for more ideas!
Today, growing edibles need not be relegated to a plot in the backyard. People are planting vegetables among their flowers and shrubs. They're planting blueberry bushes instead of shrubs. They're tearing up their lawn and planting vegetables and herbs. Here are a couple of interesting and helpful websites about this: