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The Final Harvest

Last weekend was our community garden's fall cleanup. The last hoorah for the season, it's an...

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Preparing for the First Frost

Up here in New England, days are getting crisp, wavering between just warm enough and downright...

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Hits and Misses

Where did the summer go? Is it September already?

The daily grind picked up speed this summer and,...

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Protect Your Tomatoes and Potatoes from Late Blight

If you're gardening in the Northeast, you may have had the bejeezus scared out of you recently with...

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Garden Sharing with GrowFriend

My friend and business associate Ben Swett called me the other day. He's a cutting-edge kind of...

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Get To Know A Gardener

Here in the Northeast it's been a cool and rainy spring. Not early spring, not late spring—the...

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Dirt Isn’t Soil

I spent the weekend at my parents' home helping them with some weeding, planting, and so on. Their...

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Tips for Small Space Gardens

If you're a regular reader of this blog, you'll know I grow all of my veggies in a small,...

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Enormous Rhubarb

Three Junes ago when I first took possession of my community garden plot, my parents sent me a...

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10 Essential Tools for Gardeners

As someone who gardens in a plot removed from my house, I use the tools I can find at my community...

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Gardening is for the Kids

Spring is coming along here in Boston. And with the opening leaf buds and unfurling daffodils has...

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Protecting Vegetables on Chilly Nights

It's the time of year when lengthening days and a sunny blue sky lure you out to the garden.

This...