It may seem obvious – tomatoes are ready to pick when they are evenly a lush red color. But what if, like me, you are waiting for a pink variety to go red before harvesting them? Each variety of heirloom tomatoes look different when they are ripe. Some old-fashioned tomatoes are yellow, some orange, some […]
Right this minute, especially if you live in the Northeast, most of our gardens are in hibernation mode. We might have some houseplants blooming, maybe an amaryllis or some paperwhites. As far as the outdoor gardens go, there still might be some snow to deal with and some February storms to come. In the meantime, […]
There are so many benefits to gardening with plasticulture. One of the biggest benefits is increased growth rates and production. I’ll give you an in depth report of what our plasticulture garden looks like just three weeks after starting it. Spoiler alert- we have already started harvesting!
There are many reasons that you should consider starting your vegetable plants from seeds, if you don’t already. This article lists my top five reasons for starting them from seeds.
5 tips to prep your garden after the season so it’s all ready for winter and a headstart for planting season in the spring.
Gardening is a wondrous thing. You just go to the gardening center and buy whatever looks good. You put seeds in the ground and plant some plants. Voila! You have growing things and eventually some produce to eat. Gardening just seems that easy, doesn’t it? Reality check! You spent all that money on seeds and […]