Just Veggies with Ellen Wells

When you’re raised on a farm, you can’t help but know a thing or two about gardening. Ellen Wells is our expert on edible gardening. She is also Editor-at-large, Green Profit, and Editor, GrowerTalks.

These tomatoes have been hanging on the vine with green skin while the temperatures remained above 85F.

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Hot Temperatures Stop Tomatoes From Ripening

Hot temperatures can be the culprit if your tomatoes stopped ripening this summer. That is the reason given for New...

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Ratooning produces seconardy broccoli shoots that emerge from the stem once the main head is removed.
Ratooning to Create a Second Harvest

Ratooning your crops midseason is one way to encourage a second round of growth—and a...

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hand pollinating is easiest when you know which flower is male (this one) and which is female.
Hand Pollinating Squash, Zucchini and Cucumber Flowers

Hand pollinating squash or zucchini or cucumbers in order to get a crop might seem...

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Why Small Squash Rot on the Stem

The first small squash and cucumbers that begin to grow on my plants each summer...

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Prevent Slug Damage
Prevent Slug Damage

The Slug Problem in Synopsis In my last posting I described the signs of slug...

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Signs of Slug Damage

Slugs seems to be an issue in my new garden. Having just planted a 10...

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Reading Soil Test Results from a Vegetable Garden

Interpreting your soil test results is the next step in the process of finding out...

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