Updated: December 28, 2019 A planting dates calculator can save you a lot of time and energy. It can save you from having to recalculate, year after year, when to start growing your seedlings. It typically works like this: Simply enter your plants and, in some cases, your zip code or last frost date. Then, […]
Starting a batch of vegetable seedlings in the heat of summer is a little unusual. But there are a number of reasons why it can improve your fall vegetable garden.
Everyone is asking can you plant potatoes in fall? That’s because there are many advantages to planting in the fall instead of planting in spring. Here’s what you need to know …
The EWG Dirty Dozen provides a helpful guide to avoid pesticides on grocery-store-bought produce. But it also can help backyard farmers decide what to grow.
Purslane is probably in your garden right now. It’s a great tasting wild green that most people think is a weed. It makes a nice addition to any salad. Plus it’s good for you. Go pick it!
It’s never a good idea to leave soil bare. Here are some ideas for winter covers for vegetable beds