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Research Center » Seasonal

Seasonal

Spring, summer, autumn, and even winter bring beauty to the garden.

Whether you’re growing vegetables or flowers, fruit or nursery stock, indoor crops or for market, planning your garden care throughout the year starts here. We’ve got you covered on advice and equipment, from planting the first seed to harvesting the bounty.

Why Heirloom Seed?

Seeds

Planting and growing heirlooms can be one of the most satisfying gardening — and eating! — experiences you’ll have.

Seasonal Garden Care

Calendar

Caring for your garden is a year-round activity, its rhythms dictated by seasonal conditions and local climates.

Tips to Guarantee Canning Success

Harvest & Storage

How to can fruits and vegetables safely and effectively at home.

Garden Planning & Design

Design

Design your best gardens ever with our eye-catching tips, ideas and plant recommendations.

Video Channel

With a few tweaks to your veggie plot, you can harvest fresh produce nearly year-round. Learn how here.

Starting Seeds Indoors

Starting/ Planting

Starting plants from seed just might be the second most enjoyable act of procreation you’ll ever experience.

Garden Calendar

Best Garden Veggies To Over-Winter

Fall

Ordering seeds? Don't forget vegetables for fall planting and winter gardens.

Tips for Successful Winter Composting

Compost

How to compost your kitchen scraps and other green waste over the winter months.

Fall Mulching Tips

Compost & Soil

Learn how to protect your plants and nourish your soil ahead of the cold winter months.

Garden Design

Raised Bed Gardening 101

Garden Design

Tips and techniques for high-yield, raised bed vegetable gardens.

Get Started With Aquaponics

Garden Design

Growing vegetables and raising fish in a sustainable garden system.

Rain Garden Design

Climate

How to design environmentally friendly, water-efficient gardens using natural rainfall.

Harvest & Storage

Storing the Harvest: Drying Fruits and Vegetables

Gardens

Drying fruits and vegetables has distinct advantages over canning, freezing or other preserving methods.

Tips to Guarantee Canning Success

Fall

Learn how to can fruits and vegetables safely and effectively in your own home.

What's Left In the Root Cellar

Gardens

Using, not losing, what remains of last year's harvest.

Seeds

Bayer and Monsanto Tie the Knot

Food Safety

Global seed and chemical giants merge in effort to control markets, world opinion on pesticides and GMOs.

Best Garden Veggies To Over-Winter

Fall

Ordering seeds? Don't forget vegetables for fall planting and winter gardens.

Stratify Seeds to Improve Germination

Flower Gardens

Refrigerate seeds before planting to improve germination.

Tools & Equipment

Gardening and the Five-Gallon Bucket

Container Gardens

Chores, container gardens, hydroponics and other uses for 5 gallon buckets.

Legume Inoculants Boost Yields, Keep Plants Healthy

Compost & Soil

Nitrogen-fixing bacteria and organic compost for peas, beans and healthy soil.

The Tools You Need To Garden

Gardens

How to select and care for our favorite gardening tools.