The garden is producing in leaps and bounds right now, thanks to the rain and the heat. Get out there and harvest your annual herbs before they flower and prune back perennials to encourage new growth. The more that you cut your herbs, the more leaves they will produce for you throughout the season.
Every vegetable garden is beautiful in its own way because each produces delicious edibles that support a healthy lifestyle. But some vegetable garden designs are so striking they deserve special attention.
It is the time of year when gardeners are busy transplanting seedlings which they have grown, or plants that have been purchased from a nursery or garden center. Follow these simple ABCs of transplanting for success.
WesternGardener, contributor | May 25th, 20134 comments
Micro Greens are one of the easiest short-season crops I’ve ever grown. Plant these little gems in early spring, late summer, or early fall for home-grown greens that are ready to harvest in about 25 days.
Tomorrow we celebrate our mothers. Besides expressing our gratitude and giving them flowers, why not feed them some of the delightful, colorful and tasty blossoms that are in bloom in our gardens right now?
Why is it the best ideas for solving gardening problems come from creative gardeners? That’s because gardeners, like Margaret Park, are always searching for ways to overcome obstacles, including how to garden in the smallest of spaces.
cookinwithherbs, contributor | May 6th, 20132 comments
Spring has sprung and there are many chores for the gardener. However, I find that there are as many delights, if not more, that outweigh the work. See some of the plants sprouting in my garden, and what I am transplanting.
WesternGardener, contributor | April 29th, 20133 comments
The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has released its new list of the top 12 commercially-grown fruits and vegetables with the most pesticide residues. That’s the bad news. The good news is you can grow many of the “Dirty Dozen” organically on your own.