Plant Your Plate

Get garden-to-table tips and inspiration for growing your own food and delicious recipes for using up your harvest, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

How to Grow Your Own Food

Food Gardening 101

How To Start a Vegetable Garden

Here are the basics of growing your own food. Learn how to create a vegetable garden plan, source seeds, get essential garden tools and find out what vegetables to plant first.

The Only Tools You Need to Start a Garden

Don't let a lack of garden tools or know-how keep you from growing your own vegetables and fruit. We've rounded up the essential gardening tools you need to get started, plus helpful tips and optional add-ons that can make gardening easier.

Guide to Cooking with Fresh Herbs

Best ways to prep, store and cook with some of our favorite fresh herbs.