Just Veggies with Ellen Wells

When you’re raised on a farm, you can’t help but know a thing or two about gardening. Ellen Wells is our expert on edible gardening. She is also Editor-at-large, Green Profit, and Editor, GrowerTalks.

hand pollinating is easiest when you know which flower is male (this one) and which is female.

This Week's Blog

Hand Pollinating Squash, Zucchini and Cucumber Flowers

Hand pollinating squash or zucchini or cucumbers in order to get a crop might seem like a lot of work....

Read this blog

More Just Veggies Blog Posts

Spinach seedlings 50 Foods list
The 50 Foods in Your Own Garden

You may have read or heard the NPR piece on a report titled, “Future 50...


red onion bulb size daylength
Plant Onions Early in the Springtime

Move over, peas: All sorts of onions are the new first crop I’m planting each...


Potato 'Clancy' Red-skinned potato tubers 'Clancy'.
Potato ‘Clancy’ Grown from Actual Seed

Potato ‘Clancy’, an All-American Selections (AAS) Edible Award Winner for 2019, is a blush- to...


South Sea Salad Tree Abelmoschus Chief Kubos Prize
South Sea Salad Tree: A Tasty Addition to Your Garden

A few weeks ago I told you that my world of spinach had just expanded...


Mastering the Art of Vegetable Gardening
Master Vegetable Gardening with this New Book

Mastering the Art of Vegetable Gardening, a new book by Matt Mattus, will more than...


Okinawa spinach Gynura crepioides
Growing Okinawa Spinach in Your Garden

The world of spinach has just expanded for me to include an edible green called...


Meet Ellen Wells

Ellen's Recent Podcasts

From Just Veggies

Prevent Slug Damage
How to Identify Signs of Slug Damage
How to Read the Results of Your Soil Test
Nine Beautiful Vegetables and Herbs for Your Flower Garden

Find More Podcasts

More information about edible gardening that you’re going to want