Tips for growing swiss chard, a leafy spring or fall crop.
Why poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac make us itchy, plus how to rid the yard and garden of these plants, and what to do when contact occurs.
Even if your garden is small and receives little sun, you can grow vegetables. Here’s how. Read Article
These vegetable varieties are perfectly suited to growing in containers. Essential for the gardener with limited space. Read Article
What member of the plant kingdom produces fruit that can hold beverages, float fishing nets, house crickets and make music? It’s the gourd, of the Cucurbitacea, the large family that ranges from the salad cucumber (Cucumis sativus) and melon (C. melo) to winter squash and pumpkins (C. maxima). This versatile plant likely has held a longer association with humans than any other. Read Article
The seashore offers rugged plants for dry sites. Read Article
Gardeners everywhere greet spring with enthusiasm, but the duration and severity of New England winters encourage those of us who garden here to regard with a certain ardor the first plants to emerge from the still-cold ground. Read Article