Yard and Garden

Practical advice for gardening and yard maintence. Advice on growing flowers, trees, shrubs, vegetables, fruit and herbs. Plus, lawn care, structures and machinery.

Drying Squash: Using the Sun or an Electric Dehydrator

By Carol Deppe

Drying squash can be rewarding. Learn how to do it using the sun or a dehydrator and incorporate it into soups, stews and more.


Squash Varieties for Winter, Fall and Summer

By Carol Deppe

Learn about the squash varieties available throughout three seasons, how to cure them and how to cook them to reap the full flavor of each season.


Curing Squash for Better Flavor

By Carol Deppe

A prime winter squash is impossible to get if you don’t put enough time and effort to cure it. Learn how curing squash leads to better flavor, texture and overall quality.


Raised Bed Gardening: Plan Your Vegetables and Herbs in Fall

By Joy Bossi and Karen Bastow

As the days get chillier, you can still plan for your next year’s production by building new raised beds. 


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Raised Bed Gardening: Get a Jump Start on Your Vegetables and Herbs in Fall

By Joy Bossi and Karen Bastow

As the days get chillier, you can still plan for your next year’s production by building new raised beds.


Growing Gardens for Body and Mind

By Tanya Denckla Cobb, with research by Robin Proebsting

Growing Gardens, in Portland, OR, provides low-income families and schools with the material and educational resources needed to grow their own food.


One-Block Feast: Fall Gardening Guide

By Kathleen N. Brenzel

Check out this fall gardening guide brought to you by the staff of Sunset Magazine, creators of The One-Block Feast and One-Block Diet.


Fall Lawn and Garden Care

Family Features

Get your lawn and garden priorities in order this fall.