Fresh Dirt

How to Pick the Perfect Fig

If you’ve made the same mistake of biting into a fig before it’s fully ripe, take a look at our ripeness chart. You’ll never make the same mistake again.

5 Florists to Follow on Instagram

From flower shops to farm fields, check out our top picks of swoon-worthy Instagram flower feeds.

How to Harvest Lettuce

Hot on newsstands right now: Our big September feature on jaw-droppingly beautiful lettuce gardens and accompanying salad recipes that will wow any crowd. In case you missed it, here’s a handy dandy link on not one, but TWO ways to harvest your leafy greens.

What’s Better Than Cherry Tomatoes?

  Answer: Cherry tomatoes grown up and over an arbor!