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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...

Chard and Leaf Miners Blog Image
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...

Growing Onions For the First Time Blog Image
Growing Onions For the First Time

There I was in the garden section of the local big box store for the fourth time that week. I had...

Growing Broccoli Raab Blog Image
Growing Broccoli Raab

This weekend I did it. I chose the “I’ve never planted this veggie, so let’s give it a try” item...

New Peppermint Stick Celery from Burpee Home Gardens Blog Image
New Peppermint Stick Celery from Burpee Home Gardens

As an adventurous vegetable gardener, I enjoy trying to grow at least one new vegetable each year....

How to Grow in Dry Spring Weather Blog Image
How to Grow in Dry Spring Weather

Here in the Northeast we may have received record snowfall this winter, but this spring has so far...

Plant Tomatoes When It’s Warm Blog Image
Plant Tomatoes When It’s Warm

Earlier today I posted a photo to Facebook of racks of large, gallon container-sized tomatoes with...

Raised Vegetable Bed Designs for Spring Inspiration Blog Image
Raised Vegetable Bed Designs for Spring Inspiration

April is the month where folks in the northern tier of the U.S. uncover from a blanket of snow and...

How to Grow Masterpiece Peas: A Pea You Can Eat From Tendril to Pod Blog Image
How to Grow Masterpiece Peas: A Pea You Can Eat From Tendril to Pod

I don’t like peas. Ask my mother. I’ve never liked peas although she insists on serving them...

Plant Rivoli Radishes for Your Easy First Spring Crop Blog Image
Plant Rivoli Radishes for Your Easy First Spring Crop

The sun is out. The birds are chirping. Green things are emerging from the soil after this long,...