cookinwithherbs, contributor | March 9th, 20134 comments
Now is the time to sow your own annual herbs. Often we need more than a few of some herbs like arugula, coriander, dill, etc. It is very easy to sow your own and you will have herbs ready for harvest or transplant in about 30 days!
cookinwithherbs, contributor | February 22nd, 2013
Here is a plant that you will want to grow in your garden this year; this gardener's pick deserves a whole blog. I grew these chiles last summer--had four plants--the leaves are variegated and the chiles are somewhat striated and often striped so they are handsome plants, very ornamental. Not to mention, they are hot!
WesternGardener, contributor | February 14th, 2013
Mel Bartholomew’s new book updates his square foot gardening techniques for the next generation of vegetable gardeners. His classic, best-selling book helps gardeners think inside the box with tips on vertical gardening, gardening with kids and an expanded section on pest control.
WesternGardener, contributor | February 2nd, 20132 comments
If you've ever run into problems growing vegetables in your garden, imagine the challenges of gardening at 8,120 feet high. Special circumstances like these call for special high-altitude seed grown by hardy gardeners.
WesternGardener, contributor | January 19th, 20132 comments
At the beginning of last season, Harris Seeds invited garden writers to trial new vegetable varieties in their gardens in exchange for their candid feedback at the end of the season. The company used the positive evaluations to select some of the vegetable introductions for this year’s gardening catalog.
WesternGardener, contributor | December 17th, 20122 comments
If you have a sunny southern window, you just might be able to enjoy fresh tomatoes through the winter. Tiny Tim is an heirloom variety that’s a perfect “pet tomato” for growing indoors this time of year.
cookinwithherbs, contributor | December 8th, 20124 comments
I've been making salsa for decades, however, I never have really made a concentrated sauce like Tabasco. When I brought in a huge bush of Tabasco peppers, I decided to try and make my own--with great results! Here's how you can do it and it is easy; there is nothing like homegrown & homemade!