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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...

Two Strategies for a Successful Early Spring in the Vegetable Garden Blog Image
Two Strategies for a Successful Early Spring in the Vegetable Garden

There are many things you can be sure will happen in the spring garden. It’ll be chilly. It’ll also...

The Surprising Veggies That Need Some Support Blog Image
The Surprising Veggies That Need Some Support

No matter where you live in the continental United States, it’s still early in the gardening...

2017: Year of the Brassica Blog Image
2017: Year of the Brassica

It’s the year of the Brassica. The National Garden Bureau (NGB) gave 2017 the honor of representing...