Monthly Archives: June 2010

Kitchen Garden Tour

We are taking photos to document the progress of gardens featured in our Kitchen Garden Planner. Watch the slideshow to see how they’re looking. If you’re growing a vegetable garden that you designed using our Kitchen Garden Planner, please add … Continue reading

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Herbal High Rise

No room for an herb garden? Th Multi-Pocket Grow Bag might change your mind! With 16 planting holes on the sides and a “rooftop” garden on top, we were able to fill this planter with a wide range of culinary … Continue reading

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Beetle-Proof Cucumbers

Here in our Intervale display gardens the Insect Pop Up Nets have been a big success. The cucumber beetles have been shut out. /*START inline box elements */ #blog-main .smallbox { background-color: #fcf5eb; padding: .75em; float: right; margin-top: 0.75em; margin-right: … Continue reading

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Detective in the Garden

Gardener’s Supply has created a free interactive tool that makes it easier for gardeners to identify pest and disease problems, and determine effective, earth-friendly solutions. /*START inline box elements */ #blog-main .smallbox { background-color: #fcf5eb; padding: .75em; float: right; margin-top: … Continue reading

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Delphinium in a Safety Harness

Flower support is an art form. An enthusiastic gardener can easily go from providing gentle, subtle support to erecting an ugly scaffold. All with the best of intentions. /*START inline box elements */ #blog-main .smallbox { background-color: #fcf5eb; padding: .75em; … Continue reading

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Mulching the Vegetable Garden

There are lots of good reasons to mulch your vegetable garden. Covering the soil with mulch conserves moisture, suppresses weed growth and helps control soil borne diseases. Here are some tips for choosing the best mulch for the job. /*START … Continue reading

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Outwitting Cucumber Beetles

The latest technique for fending off cucumber beetles: Insect Pop-Up nets. After years of little success with cucumbers, I’m hoping these will do the trick. /*START inline box elements */ #blog-main .smallbox { background-color: #fcf5eb; padding: .75em; float: right; margin-top: … Continue reading

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