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.

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Why Corn Leaves Turn Red

Why do corn leaves turn red? That was my sister’s text to me last week. Actually, she sent me a...

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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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Nine Great Vegetables and Herbs for the Flower Garden

“Vegetables that can look as beautiful as my flowers? Are you sure? I have my...


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Soil Test Your Vegetable Garden for Efficient Planting

You should have a soil test of your vegetable garden’s soil. Maybe you bought a...


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The 50 Foods in Your Own Garden

You may have read or heard the NPR piece on a report titled, “Future 50...


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Plant Onions Early in the Springtime

Move over, peas: All sorts of onions are the new first crop I’m planting each...


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Potato ‘Clancy’ Grown from Actual Seed

Potato ‘Clancy’, an All-American Selections (AAS) Edible Award Winner for 2019, is a blush- to...


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