Vegetables tend to be one of the most rewarding and favorite crops for the outdoor gardener. This section of the site focuses on growing vegetables from seeds to harvest.

Here you will find tips for all kinds of vegetables, including lettuce, tomatoes (which are technically fruits!), snow peas, and more.

We love growing all kinds of neat plants in our garden, so you’ll even find a few unexpected stories – like How to Grow a Popcorn Plant from Seed!

Find out tips and follow our adventures in zone 6 vegetable gardening here in Pennsylvania. As always, share with us any tips on growing veggies as well as any requests for your burning garden questions!

What Is Broccolini | Spoiler: A Tasty Broccoli Hybrid!

What Is Broccolini | Spoiler: A Tasty Broccoli Hybrid!

If you’re wondering what is broccolini, I’m happy to clear that up. Although it is often called “baby broccoli,” broccolini is actually a tender, smaller hybrid of broccoli and gai lan (Chinese broccoli), both brassicas. This leafy green veggie belongs to the B. oleracea species in the cultivar group, Brassica oleracea Italica Group x Alboglabra…