Vegetable Gardens

Growing your own vegetables is both fun and rewarding. All you really need to get started is some decent soil and a few plants. But to be a really successful vegetable gardener — and to do it organically — you’ll need to understand what it takes to keep your plants healthy and vigorous.

Imagine harvesting nearly half a ton of tasty, beautiful vegetables from a 15-by-20-foot plot, 100 pounds of tomatoes from just 100 square feet, or 20 pounds of carrots from just 24 square feet. Yields like these are easier to achieve than you may think. The secret to super-productive gardening is taking the time now to plan strategies that will work for your garden.