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Sweet Savour Sweet Pepper

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

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...

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...

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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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...

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Blossom End Rot on Tomatoes

The springtime garden is lush and full of green and budding things. But July is a different story....

Growing Veggies in the Smallest of Places Blog Image
Growing Veggies in the Smallest of Places

Growing your own food is very cool. It’s very “on trend,” as they say. I’m not so sure who “they”...

How to Contain Zucchini in a Small-Space Garden Blog Image
How to Contain Zucchini in a Small-Space Garden

I’m not exactly sure how it happened—it could have been the wonderfully rich compost I added to our...

Preventing Squash Vine Borer Blog Image
Preventing Squash Vine Borer

Squash vine borer is on my Top 5 garden pests. It’s not a Top 5 list in a good way; it’s a totally...

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Chard and Leaf Miners

I adore chard, for a number of reasons. Three reasons, in fact. Pick off the outer leaves and it...

Homemade Solution to Repel Rabbits in the Garden Blog Image
Homemade Solution to Repel Rabbits in the Garden

The pests who typically visit my garden are of the insect variety. Leafminers, pepper maggots, flea...

The Good and Bad of Growing This Spring Blog Image
The Good and Bad of Growing This Spring

Except for a few small patches, both of my vegetable gardens are planted, as are the 22 raised...