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Heirlooms and social media drive Melody Acres Hobby Farm
Christine Yankel inherited her green thumb from her mother, and cultivates it by growing and selling heirloom varieties of vegetables and other plants from her home, in Washington County, Pennsylvania.
How to preserve an abundance of squash and zucchini
Preserving squash and zucchini can be tricky. Learn the best practices for canning, freezing and drying squash and zucchini.
The Metrick system: do a little bit of everything
The Metrick family raises almost every kind of vegetable you can think of, plus apples, some livestock and some bees. It's all for a love of agriculture.
Fall vegetable options
Produce is fresher and has its best taste when it ripens in its natural growth cycle. Find out what's in season in Ohio and surrounding states during fall.
Corn is a grass and so much more
Just in time for peak sweet corn season, Scott Shalaway digs into the history, biology and many uses of corn.
No such thing as male and female bell peppers
Although the myth that bell peppers are either male or female continues to spread, bell peppers do not have genders.
Lettuce Heads puts a fresh spin on vegetables
Fifth generation farmers, and cousins, Kurk and Nicholas Ziegler, started Lettuce Heads aquaponics farm in 2014 to provide fresh, local produce.
How to grow bigger, better pumpkins
If you’re located in the northern United States pumpkin season is just starting. Learn how to plant different varieties of pumpkins for the best results.
Fast-growing vegetables for the impatient gardener
While tomatoes, peppers and watermelons require long growing seasons, many other fruits and vegetables grow much faster. Learn which varieties grow quickly.
How to give Autumn meals a nutritious boost
Throughout Autumn, deep orange vegetables are plentiful and packed with nutritional qualities linked to numerous health benefits.