Tag: harvesting

Growing Garlic

Garlic is a plant in the onion family that’s grown for its distinctive taste. Human research has supported many health benefits of garlic. Garlic, planted in autumn, is ready to harvest in mid- to late summer when the leaves turn yellow. Beyond its intense flavor and culinary uses, “the stinking...
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Growing Broccoli

Broccoli is a sun-loving, cool-season crop that is best grown in the spring or fall. It’s also incredibly healthy and has been dubbed the “crown jewel of nutrition.” Here’s how to plant, grow, and harvest broccoli in the garden!  Broccoli is worth growing for its nutritional content alone.  In...
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Growing Asparagus

Asparagus is one of the first plants that greets us in springtime! It’s a perennial, which means that once it gets established, the tender spears will return year after year. Here’s how to grow asparagus—from planting through harvest. Thriving in areas with cool winters, asparagus is usually grown from 1-year-old...
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