You can Grow Your Own Way. All spring and summer, we’re playing in the vegetable garden; join us for step-by-step guides, highly recommended tools, backyard tours, juicy-ripe recipes, and then some. Let’s get our hands dirty.
I have big plans for my gardens this summer. I’m in the midst of what you might call a “cut flower obsession,” and I’m planning to grow several types of dahlias, giant asters, and lots of zinnias this year. Not to mention my favorite veggies, including tomatoes, cucumbers, jalapeños, and pumpkins. The problem with this plan, however, is that I’m quickly running out of garden space. So, I did what any gardener would do—I installed some raised beds!