When to Harvest Your Tomatoes This Summer

When to Harvest Your Tomatoes This Summer

Growing and Harvesting Tomatoes at Home Welcome to tomato harvesting season, where you can enjoy one of the flavors of summer in your own raised bed garden. Tomatoes are considered annual crops in Philadelphia’s climate, meaning they cannot survive the winter and will...
When to Harvest Your Berries This Summer

When to Harvest Your Berries This Summer

Growing and Harvesting Berries at Home Welcome to summer berry harvesting season, where you can enjoy flavorful fruit straight from your own backyard with minimal time and effort! Many types of berries are considered perennial in Philadelphia’s climate, meaning they...
Dealing with Common Summer Gardening Challenges

Dealing with Common Summer Gardening Challenges

Introduction Summer gardening season is an exciting time full of the joys of time spent outside, sharing gardening memories with others, and enjoying abundant harvests. However, due to vacation or other factors a garden can fall out of maintenance and get overgrown,...
Boost Your Harvest: Trellises and Pruning for Tomato Plants

Boost Your Harvest: Trellises and Pruning for Tomato Plants

Introduction When building an edible garden, it’s important to develop a cohesive system to achieve maximum long-term success. Unfortunately, while it’s easy to find an overwhelming amount of information online, most people absorb scattered bits and pieces of...
Overcoming Summer Vegetable Garden Challenges

Overcoming Summer Vegetable Garden Challenges

Our mission at Backyard Eats is to make growing food at home available and simple to all and be a resource for broadening participation in the homegrown food movement for our clients, employees & community. The summer gardening season is an exciting opportunity to...