Coldframes for Beginners, Part One


Coldframes are a worthy investment of your time and money, but they don't have to be elaborate, especially for the home gardener. Coldframes are … [Read more …]

Midsummer Vegetable Troubleshooting: Part II


This is part two of the garden troubleshooting questions.  Depending on the response I may continue to do this every month.  Even those of us who … [Read more …]

How to Survive a Heat Wave


Vegetable plants need nutrients, sun and water to thrive. If they are popped into the soil and left on their own they most likely will do poorly, … [Read more …]

How To Mulch Your Vegetable Garden


Mulching is one of the best things we can do for your vegetable garden. Properly placed mulch helps control the weeds, keeps the soil from drying out … [Read more …]

Growing Lemon Scented Herbs


Lemon scented herbs are a delight to grow in the garden and use in the kitchen. There is a nice selection of plants to choose from that emit the … [Read more …]

Companion Planting With Herbs


Companion planting in the garden has most likely been around for as long as man has been planting seeds. It's simply a method of partnering up … [Read more …]

Succession Planting for the Home Gardener


 What is succession planting, and how can it help the home gardener? An example serves as the best explanation. Peas are a cool weather crop and can … [Read more …]

Grow Your Own Salad Greens


Many of us grew up in a time when a salad consisted of iceberg lettuce and assorted vegetables. Some restaurants still stick with the standard salad … [Read more …]

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