Plant Your Plate

Get garden-to-table tips and inspiration for growing your own food and delicious recipes for using up your harvest, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Gardening Tips & Tricks

Composting 101: How to Compost at Home

Learn what compost is, how to compost, what food scraps can and can't be composted and how to use it to enrich your garden soil.

The #1 Way to Save Money on Your Veggie Garden

Although planting seeds requires more effort, the rewards (and the savings) are well worth it.

The Only Tools You Need to Start a Garden

Don't let a lack of garden tools or know-how keep you from growing your own vegetables and fruit. We've rounded up the essential gardening tools you need to get started, plus helpful tips and optional add-ons that can make gardening easier.

25 Ways to Win the Garden Season

Get ready for a great big haul, thanks to these pro growing tips— on everything from which fruits and veggies to plant and how to water just enough, to natural ways to keep pests at bay. Plus, all new ways to cook your tomatoes, zucchini and more.

How To Start a Vegetable Garden

Here are the basics of growing your own food. Learn how to create a vegetable garden plan, source seeds, get essential garden tools and find out what vegetables to plant first.

Grow Your Own Food