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How to Deal with Pests in the Vegetable Garden Blog Image
How to Deal with Pests in the Vegetable Garden

Every growing season I work myself up into a lather over the triad of pests that aim to ruin my...

Using Veggies Trimmings for Pesto Blog Image
Using Veggies Trimmings for Pesto

Spring was late, and as such my typical spring crops of spinach and lettuce were delayed or totally...

Two Trellis Support Options for Cucumbers and Vining Vegetables Blog Image
Two Trellis Support Options for Cucumbers and Vining Vegetables

Like parking spots and quarters, space in an urban community garden is precious. We think about...

Spittlebugs Are Nothing to Fear Blog Image
Spittlebugs Are Nothing to Fear

Last week while I was checking the progress of my strawberries I came upon the item you see in the...

Using a Weed Barrier in the Vegetable Garden Blog Image
Using a Weed Barrier in the Vegetable Garden

Planter’s Place

This spring I have a client that last used my gardening services for their raised...

Product Review: The Original Metal Garden Hose Blog Image
Product Review: The Original Metal Garden Hose

Being a member of three different community gardens, obtaining quality tools that will be shared...

Product Review: Garden Labels from YSLF Blog Image
Product Review: Garden Labels from YSLF

Planting a row of seeds in the garden is an act of faith: Faith in nature, faith in the seed...

Dragon Roll Shishito Pepper from Burpee Blog Image
Dragon Roll Shishito Pepper from Burpee

My experience in the garden with peppers is mixed. On the one hand, I’ve learned to grow pepper...

Book Review: 101 Organic Gardening Hacks Blog Image
Book Review: 101 Organic Gardening Hacks

I’ve come up with a few inspired solutions to gardening problems in my time. I would sit and rack...

Building an A-Frame for Peas and Pole Beans Blog Image
Building an A-Frame for Peas and Pole Beans

My gardening class found itself confronted with an issue: Not only did our peas require some...

Review: Mother Earth News Guide to Vegetable Gardening Blog Image
Review: Mother Earth News Guide to Vegetable Gardening

I’m sitting back, relaxing a bit after doing some decidedly non-vegetable gardening for my mother....

Protecting Vegetable Gardens from Rabbits Blog Image
Protecting Vegetable Gardens from Rabbits

You don’t expect to see much wildlife when you move to a city. At least I didn’t. There are the...