In “The Edible Balcony,” longtime urban gardener Alex Mitchell shows how to transform whatever space you have—from a balcony or rooftop to a fire escape or window box—into a profusion of fresh, seasonal produce. Check out this excerpt from "The Edible Balcony" about common garden pests and plant diseases.
Enjoy Growing Your Own Lavender With These Tips Lavender is a flowering herb that gives and gives and gives. You can use it in crafts, cooking and for medicinal purposes. If you have a garden, this is one plant I’d be making space for!