Monthly Archives: September 2010

Storing Squash for Winter

Acorn, hubbard, buttercup, spaghetti, delicata and golden nugget. Winter squash are truly beautiful and lots of fun to grow — and good keepers for winter meals. /*START inline box elements */ #blog-main .smallbox { background-color: #fcf5eb; padding: .75em; float: right; … Continue reading

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Best Ways to Cook Potatoes

If you had to limit your diet to a single food, potatoes wouldn’t be a bad choice. Baked, boiled, chipped, fried, mashed, roasted or scalloped — the lowly potato can taste completely and deliciously different depending on how it’s prepared. … Continue reading

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Best Zinnias for Cutting

Some types of zinnias can be worked into a perennial border, but the full-size version belongs in a cutting garden, where the plants can focus on what they do best: cranking out big, bold, beautiful flowers. /*START inline box elements … Continue reading

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Will Raap Wins e-Town Award

Gardener’s Supply founder Will Raap received an E-Chievement Award for his 25-year campaign to turn several hundred acres of forgotten land in Burlington’s Intervale into urban farms that now provide more than 10 percent of the fresh food for Vermont’s … Continue reading

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Invasive Plants

As the world becomes smaller, more and more plants get transported across oceans to thrive in new environments. Some of these plants thrive too well. With no natural pests or predators, they become invasive. /*START inline box elements */ #blog-main … Continue reading

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