Corn

Corn

In the Garden Many varieties of corn are considered long season crops. For this reason, some growers can struggle to produce a successful crop in our shorter Montana season. However, there are some work-arounds that still allow Montana’s growers to enjoy fresh corn....
Winter Squash

Winter Squash

Winter squash is indigenous to North and South America, and was a valued food source long before the first Europeans ever set foot on the land. Popular varieties of winter squash include butternut, honey nut, Hubbard, acorn, spaghetti, and kabocha. In the Garden In...
Apples

Apples

Crunchy, sweet, and delicious, apples are easy to love. And, with 2,500 varieties of apples grown in the US, there are so many different kinds to try. In the Garden Apple trees are a long-term investment and can take multiple years to produce fruit after planting....
Broccoli

Broccoli

There’s a reason our parents told us to eat our broccoli. And we agree, this powerhouse cruciferous vegetable rarely gets the spotlight it deserves.  In the Garden October means broccoli season! Broccoli belongs to the brassica family along with cauliflower,...
Cauliflower

Cauliflower

According to Mark Twain, “cauliflower is just cabbage with a college education”. Twain may have been onto something as they are close relatives in the brassica family. While we also love cabbage, cauliflower has been in the spotlight these past few years due to its...