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The dog ate my vegetables! Blog Image
The dog ate my vegetables!

I was pretty excited about my snap peas this year. I planted them in the Wall-O-Waters in March...

Virus possibilities on the tomato plant Blog Image
Virus possibilities on the tomato plant

While I’m quick to acknowledge that there really isn’t such thing as a “normal” season, this year...

Plant cabbage, broccoli, and other brassicas now for fall harvests Blog Image
Plant cabbage, broccoli, and other brassicas now for fall harvests

I just finished planting – actually I still have to plunk a few plants into my straw bale garden...

Keeping an eye out for pond pests Blog Image
Keeping an eye out for pond pests

My husband recently installed a little water feature in the garden. It’s tucked beneath the Nanking...

How to unroll the leafrollers Blog Image
How to unroll the leafrollers

Sometimes it takes a little detective work to figure out what’s eating your plants. That’s not the...

How to grow bug free cabbage Blog Image
How to grow bug free cabbage

We’re having a cabbage growing contest with our homeschool group this year. I started the Late Flat...

How to prevent scab in your potatoes this year Blog Image
How to prevent scab in your potatoes this year

Potatoes are a super easy crop to grow, although even they have a few issues that home growers...

What causes galls on trees and other plants? Blog Image
What causes galls on trees and other plants?

Anyone who has spent time in the woods has noticed abnormal swellings on parts of the tree. The...

What’s killing the cherry tree? Blog Image
What’s killing the cherry tree?

We lost our Evans cherry tree this winter. I’m very disappointed, and frankly, rather surprised....

Preparing to battle the Rabbit of Caerbannog Blog Image
Preparing to battle the Rabbit of Caerbannog

I had to give a nod to all of the fellow Python fans who will understand the scene because that's...

Beware of the cane toad Blog Image
Beware of the cane toad

Anytime I whine about living in a cold region, I learn about a garden pest or animal that makes me...

Sheep and goats are adorable weed eaters Blog Image
Sheep and goats are adorable weed eaters

I think sheep and goats are some of the neatest critters out there, but I haven’t been able to...