DanielleGardenGirl, contributor | June 7th, 20103 comments
Choose the potato varieties you like to cook with, and get 'em in the ground. A gardener and a cook show you how in Episode 1 of this Homegrown/Homemade video series. Now playing: How to Hill Potatoes (Episode 2).
I am a new gardener and have a beautiful crop of vine peas. My flowers have started blooming and some have begun to form pods. How do I know when to pick the pods? and when I do, should I shell them...
My tomato plants have curling leaves. What is wrong, and what can I do about it?
This is a perplexing problem and I am not sure what the issue is. Any advice would be appreciated.
I started my tomatoes from seed this year. I have a few...
cookinwithherbs, contributor | May 31st, 20103 comments
Rocket (Eruca vesicaria subsp. sativa) is an ancient plant, cultivated or gathered from the wild in most Mediterranean countries; over the past decade it has become popular in North America. Its several names in Italian indicate how widespread it is on the peninsula: arugula, ruchetta, rucola; in French it is known as roquette.
Tomatoes are the favorite food crop of America's home gardeners. If you need information on selecting tomato varieties or on growing, pruning, trellising, and trellising your plants, and protecting them from pests, you've come to the right place. We've got tomato recipes, too.
ChrisMcLaughlin, contributor | May 14th, 20105 comments
While I've heard it's an effective method, I've also heard that it won't kill the weed's roots. For me, that's a deal breaker. The reason why I haven't given this mixture a shot is that I don't see the point if I can't be sure that I've snuffed them out entirely. But then I'm lazy like that.