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How to unroll the leafrollers

Sometimes it takes a little detective work to figure out what’s eating your plants. That’s not the...

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Growing Onions For the First Time

There I was in the garden section of the local big box store for the fourth time that week. I had...

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Wee Intruders Spread Dread

Last Monday morning, Bob and I decided to take a walk down by the Farmington River.  Our little...

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Perennials for Shade Containers

I love using certain perennial plants in containers because they look great all summer long, can be...

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How to grow bug free cabbage

We’re having a cabbage growing contest with our homeschool group this year. I started the Late Flat...

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Growing Broccoli Raab

This weekend I did it. I chose the “I’ve never planted this veggie, so let’s give it a try” item...

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Success with Dahlias in Containers

Dahlias are one of those flowers that I can never resist buying, even though I have struggled to...

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How to prevent scab in your potatoes this year

Potatoes are a super easy crop to grow, although even they have a few issues that home growers...

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New Peppermint Stick Celery from Burpee Home Gardens

As an adventurous vegetable gardener, I enjoy trying to grow at least one new vegetable each year....

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Annual Flowers

Whoooeee, it’s annual flower time!  It seems like every store in town has a rack of brightly...

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What causes galls on trees and other plants?

Anyone who has spent time in the woods has noticed abnormal swellings on parts of the tree. The...

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How to Grow in Dry Spring Weather

Here in the Northeast we may have received record snowfall this winter, but this spring has so far...