Just because the warm weather of summer has arrived doesn't mean you have to give up your fresh salad greens. Sure, spinach and lettuce may struggle, but there are many other tasty greens that love the heat to fill your salads with. Read on and learn about five greens you can plant now that will keep you in fresh greens until this fall.
I've read some articles expressing displeasure with the word "heirloom" for various reasons. My view is that "heirloom" is the perfect word. Let me share my reasons with you in my first blog for Heirloom Gardener.
Editorial Director Hank Will offers sage advice for seed saving to preserve the genetics of heirloom cultivars.
Editor Caitlin Wilson offers sage advice for keeping garden beds from becoming litter boxes for cats.
Train your eye to pounce on muggy climate plant diseases, and embrace cultivars suited for moisture and warmth.
Craft a garden inspired by the plays and poems of the bard himself — William Shakespeare — with a look back on history and a few helpful hints.
You might recognize elderberry as a booming, beneficial commercial crop, but don’t overlook the elderflower, which has grown into a market all its own.
Learn how you can work organic matter into your heavy clay soil to make gardening easier while still retaining clay’s rich minerals.
Delight your taste buds, mind and eyes with beautiful photos and inspirational techniques on everything you need to know to grow, preserve and cook your own heirloom fruits and vegetables. You won’t want to miss the stories about plants passed down from generation to generation.
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