Just Veggies with Ellen Wells

When you’re raised on a farm, you can’t help but know a thing or two about gardening. Ellen Wells is our expert on edible gardening. She is also Editor-at-large, Green Profit, and Editor, GrowerTalks.

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Soil Test Your Vegetable Garden

You should have a soil test of your vegetable garden’s soil. Maybe you bought a new home, or maybe you...

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No-Waste Kitchen Gardening book
New Book: No-Waste Kitchen Gardening

I’ve previously written a feature post here on Planter’s Place about growing your own veggies...


A thick layer of straw mulch covers the garden for winter.
Hay and Straw as Winter Mulch

Using hay and straw as a winter mulch is an excellent plan for the winter...


Stanley Tools kid-sized garden tools.
Vegetable Gardening With Children

I don’t often talk about vegetable gardening with children, likely because I don’t have children...


Root Knot Nematode carrot root diseases
Carrot Root Diseases

Carrot root diseases? Me? Except for a bout of grubs that went to town in...


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Update on My Tasmanian Chocolate Tomato Crop

Back in February I wrote about Tasmanian Chocolate, a new-to-me variety of heirloom tomato. I...


Cercospora leaf spot on chard and beets
Cercospora Leaf Spot on Chard

I’ve written here before about the dreaded Cercospora. If you are not familiar with it,...


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