Vegetables

Vegetables are healthy, delicious and fun to grow. Learn everything you need to know about vegetables and vegetable gardens.

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Lima Beans

Grow lima beans in your vegetable garden at home. Our guide will help you to plant, cultivate, and harvest lima beans. We'll show you the many delicious varieties of lima beans in this article.


When you know how to grow lettuce, you can have this crisp and refreshing addition to any salad or sandwich any time you want. Learn how to grow lettuce in this article. See more »

If you know how to grow sugar beets you'll always have a good source of carbohydrates, protein, minerals and vitamins. Read this article and get more information about how to grow sugar beets. See more »

There's no reason to let your garden freeze when winter hits. Some vegetable plants, trees and flowers thrive in the chill and can liven up the icy tundra that your landscape has become. Learn more about planting winter vegetables from the following article. See more »

How Chili Peppers Work

Chili peppers can spice up a variety of dishes, making your mouth burn and your eyes water, but what makes these peppers so hot? See more »

Avocado

Avocado can be fun to grow in a glass. Be sure to not submerge the pit in water but to plant it in soil upon root growth. Learn more about prodding branch growth. See more »

Decorative Sweet Potato

Decorative sweet potatoes have colored leaf forms that help to distinguish it in the vegetable garden. They grow into ground-hugging vines that stretch across the front of a flower bed or out of containers. Read more about this interesting plant. See more »

Ornamental Gourds

A colorful variety of ornamental gourds lends character and visual flair to a centerpiece or holiday decorations. In this article, learn about planting, growing, propagating, and using ornamental gourds. See more »

Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes grow in the vegetable garden. Learn the fantastic health benefits of sweet potatoes. HowStuffWorks gives you the nutrition facts, shows the variety of sweet potatoes, and explains the health benefits of sweet potatoes. See more »

Parsnip

Parsnips can grow in your vegetable garden and are perfect for cooler climates. Learn the fantastic health benefits of parsnips. HowStuffWorks gives you the nutrition facts, shows the variety of parsnips, and explains the health benefits of parsnips. See more »

Salsify, Oyster Plant

Salsify, oyster plants can grow in your vegetable garden will grow in almost any climate. HowStuffWorks gives you the facts, and shows the variety of salsify, oyster plants. See more »