Vegetable Varieties: Hybrid vs. Heirloom

Cherokee Purple Seedlings

Share This is Part 4 in a series on Fall Gardening.  Part 1 can be read here; Part 2 can be read here; and Part 3 can be read here. While shopping for your fall garden seeds you’ll notice that … Continue reading

Fall Gardening: Tender vs. Semi-hardy Vegetables


ShareThis is Part III in a series on fall gardening.  Part I can be read here and Part II can be read here. In planning your fall garden you will find that most crops are divided into two categories: tender … Continue reading

In Case You Missed Us…


ShareHere is a review of what we posted this week: Fall Gardening: Part I in a series; the benefits of planting a fall garden and how to go about planning one. …And More Tomato Troubles: A follow up to the … Continue reading

…And More Tomato Troubles


ShareThis post is a continuation of Tomato Troubles which can be read here. Sunscald When the tomatoes are a mature green or just beginning to blush (also called the breaker stage) if they are exposed to direct sunlight they can … Continue reading

A Word About Pest Management ~ in a Nutshell


Share well, a few words actually… While pests are always present in my garden, come mid-summer, when the temperatures are at their highest, they seem to be the most prevalent.   When I first began gardening, my solution to dealing with … Continue reading