Monthly Archives: March 2010

Gardeners Get Stylish

When you go out to the garden, express your sense of style — and get the job done. The Real Deal Hat, made from recycled canvas truck tarps. Inside the hat, it says, ” … don’t take care of this … Continue reading

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Warm Enough to Plant?

If you want to get your vegetable garden off to a fast start, you need to plant your seeds in soil that’s warm enough to ensure good germination. /*START inline box elements */ #blog-main .smallbox { background-color: #fcf5eb; padding: .75em; … Continue reading

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The Good Bugs

When you’re deciding how to manage pests in your garden and landscape, keep this in mind: First, do no harm. The vast majority of garden visitors are either helpful or harmless. /*START inline box elements */ #blog-main .smallbox { background-color: … Continue reading

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Small Gardens Revolution

I talk with urban and suburban gardeners every day and I’m impressed with how people cope with food production in small spaces. Those with decent soil and sun in the right place often plant in the ground, mixing ornamentals and … Continue reading

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This Year, Avoid Late Blight

Like many who lost tomato plants to late blight last year, I’m wondering: How can I make sure it doesn’t happen again this year? Plant a diversity of tomato varieties to reduce the possibility of disease. Like many gardeners who … Continue reading

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