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Tasks to do in the fall to reduce pests next year Blog Image
Tasks to do in the fall to reduce pests next year

Now is the time to tackle pests if you want to reduce their numbers in the spring. One of your...

Sweet Savour Sweet Pepper Blog Image
Sweet Savour Sweet Pepper

Peppers have really come into a renaissance in recent years. Whether spicy hot or sweet and mild,...

The chickens ate my tomatoes! Blog Image
The chickens ate my tomatoes!

This is officially the weirdest garden year ever. Last night as I was walking through the gardens...

Can I Grow Sweet Potatoes? Blog Image
Can I Grow Sweet Potatoes?

We Northerner gardeners are a patient bunch. We are folks who can’t get our tomatoes safely planted...

Black Bat Plant Blog Image
Black Bat Plant

I spotted this unusual plant while shopping at a local nursery and was immediately intrigued. ...

Powdery Mildew on Squash and Zucchini Blog Image
Powdery Mildew on Squash and Zucchini

This time of year brings two things to the vegetable garden, guaranteed: An overabundance of squash...

The invasion of the western yellowjackets Blog Image
The invasion of the western yellowjackets

I discovered another reason a warm, dry spring isn’t necessarily a good thing: yellowjackets. It’s...

Spectacular Performers For The Rose Garden Blog Image
Spectacular Performers For The Rose Garden

Every year as our rose season winds down here in Windsor, Connecticut, I like to share with...

Pepper Maggots in Tomatoes? Blog Image
Pepper Maggots in Tomatoes?

Just when you think everything is going great in the garden, pests rear their ugly little heads.

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Psyllid infestation on the tomatoes Blog Image
Psyllid infestation on the tomatoes

You learn something new every day. When a friend posted the symptoms of her languishing tomato...

A Riot of Color! Blog Image
A Riot of Color!

Welcome to Mid-Summer in North-Central Connecticut!  This is the time of year that the days are hot...

Tomato Bacterial Spot and Speck Blog Image
Tomato Bacterial Spot and Speck

Last week we discussed blossom end rot, a malady that strikes tomatoes as the green fruits begin to...