KitchenGardenerMag, archive | July 29th, 20089 comments
The leek is not only a beloved vegetable, but a garden ornament as well. Abigail Wiscombe tells how to enjoy an ample supply of them from late summer through spring. Rich soil, ample water, and hilling up are what it takes.
Keeping the soil in strawberry jars evenly moist can be challenging. Most jars are made of clay, which tends to dry out easily, and they're usually positioned in the sunniest spot in the garden. Watch this video to learn how to plant an easy-to-water strawberry jar.
KitchenGardenerMag, archive | April 24th, 20085 comments
When a plant bolts, it forms flowers and then seeds, and while this is happening, the leaves turn bitter. Lettuce is not the only plant to bolt, but it's the plant that has been most studied. Learn what causes bolting and bitterness, and what you can do to delay the process.