Category: Gardening Basics

March 8, 2024
Spring Into Vegetable Gardening

Spring is the best time to start your vegetable gardening. While tomatoes, peppers, beans, and squash highlight the summer harvest, there is a whole generation of cool-season crops to enjoy long before the hot days of summer. 

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September 15, 2023
Beat the Heat with Heat Tolerant Plants

Extreme weather has dominated the news this summer. If these temperatures continue, consider planting heat tolerant plants in...

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September 5, 2023
All About Thrips

Many of the most destructive insects are also the smallest. Thrips are one such small but mighty destructive pests that can cause havoc on...

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August 23, 2023
Plant Heat Stress Symptoms & Prevention

What can you do for your plants when the thermometer approaches 100° F? Plant growth slows at 86° F and halts at 100° F. Plant heat stress occurs when...

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June 28, 2023
Cultivating Outstanding Wildflowers in Your Garden

A number of wildflowers include the word “weed” in their common name: Joe-pye weed, butterfly weed, and ironweed to name a few. While the...

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June 27, 2023
32 Ways to Promote Water Conservation in Your Garden

There are a number of different strategies we can employ to promote water conservation in our gardens starting with an understanding of...

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