I live in New England, where the saying goes, “If you don’t like the weather, wait a minute.” Indeed, the weather can be drastically different from day to day here, especially at the change of a season.
Horticulture Magazine Articles
So you want to grow and preserve your own food, but are a little short on time? No problem.
What are some blooming shrubs that tolerate shade?
Cutworms are the larvae—or caterpillars—of a number of different night-flying moth species. Living up to their name, these pesky larvae cut down young plants at the soil surface or below when they feed. Although they do not cause damage once …
Virtues: We love Hicks’s yew for its stunning deep green foliage that offers a magnificent display in landscapes all year, and its compact form. Bright red, rounded fruits appear in fall, offering a striking contrast against the rich foliage.
Virtues: We love rhubarb for its tangy yet sweet, crisp flavor, the perfect companion for strawberries or the main ingredient in pies, jams and jellies.
Why keep buying more seed packets or taking trips out to the local nursery for more young vegetable plants when you can choose plants that will keep on coming back? Cut-and-come-again crops hold true to their name by sprouting again …
When it comes to erosion, the potential devastating outcome is a scary thought—especially on a slope or hillside.
If you are new to starting seeds indoors, there are a few problems you might encounter. Here’s what they are, and what to do about it:
Watch this video to learn the basics of gardening in raised beds.
What are some reasons for gardening in raised beds?