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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...

Success with Dahlias in Containers Blog Image
Success with Dahlias in Containers

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

How to prevent scab in your potatoes this year Blog Image
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...

New Peppermint Stick Celery from Burpee Home Gardens Blog Image
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....

Annual Flowers Blog Image
Annual Flowers

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

What causes galls on trees and other plants? Blog Image
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...

How to Grow in Dry Spring Weather Blog Image
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...

What’s Cookin’, Sugar? Blog Image
What’s Cookin’, Sugar?

With the arrival of Spring comes the arrival of bare-root roses to my door!  I can't help it...it's...

What’s killing the cherry tree? Blog Image
What’s killing the cherry tree?

We lost our Evans cherry tree this winter. I’m very disappointed, and frankly, rather surprised....

Container plants for Hummingbirds Blog Image
Container plants for Hummingbirds

Hummingbirds are back!!

My hummingbird feeder went up yesterday after checking the hummingbird...

Plant Tomatoes When It’s Warm Blog Image
Plant Tomatoes When It’s Warm

Earlier today I posted a photo to Facebook of racks of large, gallon container-sized tomatoes with...

Raised Vegetable Bed Designs for Spring Inspiration Blog Image
Raised Vegetable Bed Designs for Spring Inspiration

April is the month where folks in the northern tier of the U.S. uncover from a blanket of snow and...