When you grow your own food, you get delicious flavor and a lower grocery bill! Join horticulture expert Melinda Myers and discover insider tricks for growing carrots, peppers, raspberries and so much more. Get inspiring ideas for a successful garden design, whether you have a spacious backyard or a city apartment, before digging into what makes an ideal soil composition and discovering ways to extend your growing season. Then, explore basic maintenance and care principles: plant selection, soil prep and pruning, to grow a variety of vegetables, fruits and fruit trees. You'll also get a blueprint for “low input” gardening, and see how to boost your garden's output with Melinda's harvesting tricks. Plus, make your own compost and find out how to protect your plants from frost for more yield from your garden.