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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...

Using Soil Microbes in Plant Foods Blog Image
Using Soil Microbes in Plant Foods

Most of us grew up with a very rudimentary understanding of what plants need to grow. We understood...

DIY Garden Project Book Helps Improve Harvest Blog Image
DIY Garden Project Book Helps Improve Harvest

Have you ever spied another garden and had jealousy? Of course you have. Towering tomatoes, curly...

Adjusting the Garden for Less Time, Less Water Blog Image
Adjusting the Garden for Less Time, Less Water

I’m giving up the farm.

Okay, that is a bit dramatic, I admit. I’m giving up half my garden plot....

Kitchen Garden Kit from Botanical Interests Blog Image
Kitchen Garden Kit from Botanical Interests

Mid February is really the depth of winter. The growing amount of daily sunlight teases us into...

Award-Winning Pea Called Patio Pride Blog Image
Award-Winning Pea Called Patio Pride

As I walked my dog on this somewhat seasonally appropriate day in late January it crossed my mind...

The Root Slayer - My New Favorite Shovel Blog Image
The Root Slayer - My New Favorite Shovel

I’m not one to keep too many tools on hand. In the kitchen, for example, I know I can perform many...