Growing Guides

Winter Sowing Wildflowers and Beyond

Winter Sowing Wildflowers and Beyond

Cool season crops like spinach, kale and lettuce do great and can give you a head start without taking over your indoor space. Many perennials, herbs and even hardy annuals...

Winter Sowing Wildflowers and Beyond

Cool season crops like spinach, kale and lettuce do great and can give you a head start without taking over your indoor space. Many perennials, herbs and even hardy annuals...

Strawberries From Seed? Yes You Can!

Strawberries From Seed? Yes You Can!

The most common way to start a strawberry patch is to purchase bare-rooted plants, but starting from seed is more economical and can be much more rewarding.

Strawberries From Seed? Yes You Can!

The most common way to start a strawberry patch is to purchase bare-rooted plants, but starting from seed is more economical and can be much more rewarding.

Plant a Living Mulch

Plant a Living Mulch

Many years ago, when I was first growing greens and herbs for restaurants, I was having a difficult time controlling the rabbits who lived in the state forest adjacent to...

Plant a Living Mulch

Many years ago, when I was first growing greens and herbs for restaurants, I was having a difficult time controlling the rabbits who lived in the state forest adjacent to...

Putting the Vegetable Garden to Bed

Putting the Vegetable Garden to Bed

At some point during every year, we need to completely clean out our vegetable gardens. It can be done all at once or in stages, depending on if we plan...

Putting the Vegetable Garden to Bed

At some point during every year, we need to completely clean out our vegetable gardens. It can be done all at once or in stages, depending on if we plan...

Should I Plant a Cover Crop?

Should I Plant a Cover Crop?

In simplest terms, a cover crop is planted to cover the soil, rather than for a harvest. Most commonly these are grains which are planted in the fall and tilled...

Should I Plant a Cover Crop?

In simplest terms, a cover crop is planted to cover the soil, rather than for a harvest. Most commonly these are grains which are planted in the fall and tilled...

The Five P’s of Successfully Planting Wildflowers

The Five P’s of Successfully Planting Wildflowers

Whether you are planning a small corner plot, a wide ribbon swath or a full meadow, planting a wildflower area is more than just scattering seed and watching them flower.

The Five P’s of Successfully Planting Wildflowers

Whether you are planning a small corner plot, a wide ribbon swath or a full meadow, planting a wildflower area is more than just scattering seed and watching them flower.