Month By Month

Month By Month

The Asparagus That Ate Winter!

Grown for its edible stalks, Asparagus is usually planted in January or February, as soon as the soil is not frozen and workable. Asparagus is a perennial vegetable with a high yield – 8...

7 Smart Gardening Resolutions for the New Year

Make this the year of gardening success! It doesn't matter whether you're an experienced gardener or a novice, almost anyone can successfully start and maintain a garden if they plan ahead and follow accordingly. Gardening...

Start The Year With Your New Garden Trellis

A garden trellis is a beautiful addition to any garden. It adds a nice focal point, height, and architecture to the space. It is a nice base layer for climbing plants and a great...

How to Start a Solid Garden Journal for the New Year

“It’s not even spring yet and you’re already talking about that pile of stuff I call my garden journal?” Absolutely!  The most time consuming part is making the journal itself.  This article will help...

Planting in the February Thaw

Although not a regularity, the January thaw happens almost every year, and most parts of the country enjoy a slight rise in temperatures that last about a week before dipping back down again for...
Deer Resistant Vines

4 Deer Resistant Vines For Fall Planting

Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station has a list, which is accessible on their site, of hundreds of plant species that may deter deer from eating and damaging them. That list is broken down...
Fall Harvest

Keeping An Eye On Your Fall Harvest

Having been overloaded with the abundant amount of tomatoes and cucumbers that have matured, what seems like all at once over the last month, there is little time to spare in getting ready for...
harvesting cucumbers

Harvesting Cucumbers

Cucumbers are a relatively easy selection to grow for first time gardeners, and they are an ideal selection for the more seasoned growers. For these reasons and the attractive versatility that the cucumber offers,...

It’s February! Let’s Plan Spring!

February is a good time to begin planting your garden. Be it vegetable or flower, many of the warmer regions around the country can take advantage of early planting at the end of winter....
Spring Garden

Planning Ahead for Your Spring Garden

No matter how many times you've done it, and how experienced a gardener you are, it's always cool to watch your spring garden grow from a tiny seed. It's a bit miraculous, when you...
Vegetables to Plant in January

Vegetables to Plant in January

When you think of the month of January, starting to plant your vegetables is probably not the first thing that comes to your mind. If you live in the southern or west coast of...
Plants to Grow in October

The Best Plants to Grow in October

When we think of ideal planting times, spring instantly pops to mind first. Although spring is a prime time to plant, fall, specifically October, offers some distinct benefits for planting flowers and plants. For...
Garden in Autumn

Can I Still Garden in Autumn Months?

The days are now shorter and cooler, and many people believe that there isn't much more to do in their gardens until the spring. No need to neglect your garden in autumn months. There...

Early July Pest Check!

Summer has seriously settled in, and it's time to get serious about pest maintenance. This growing season had a late start for much of our American gardeners, and it was cool enough for a...

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