The goal in your garden is not to eradicate all insects, but rather to create a natural environment of balance where “good” insects are eating or parasitizing “bad” insects to keep them under control. A great way to insure the presence of these beneficial insects is by providing plants which attract them to your garden.
Yes, you can garden on your apartment patio, your back porch or your kitchen window. These container garden tips will help you enjoy fresh produce anywhere you live.
When we look at the natural order we seldom see things get wasted. As the garden starts to produce its yearly miracle, I wanted to reflect on the reclamation process that we see all around us every day.
Slip them into a smoothie or make them into jam: raspberries are one of the delights of summer. My favorite way to eat raspberries is to pick them and eat them straight from the bush on a warm summer’s day.
Have you ever noticed dry, sunken patches of decay on the blossom end (opposite the stem) of your tomatoes? The spot will be small at first, dark green, and watery. It will eventually turn tan and produce a large, leathery area. Sometimes the lesion will turn black because of the presence of mold. What you […]
This year, we’ll be celebrating Thanksgiving with our own homegrown celebration. We’ll be featuring a cornucopia of fresh ingredients on our family table that were grown in our own heirloom, non-GMO garden and produced here at 1840 Farm.