You may have heard the buzz that is going around about the latest thing in tomatoes – growing grafted tomatoes. Why is this a good thing? Simple. Grafting your favorite tomato onto the right rootstock can result in a stronger, healthier, better yielding plant. Growing grafted
Here are a number of ways to save water in the garden. If you think of more, please comment below and share them with all of us. Compost - Amending your garden or container soil with lots of organic compost will help build the water-holding capacity of that soil reducing
Growing broccoli, cauliflower and cabbage in the vegetable garden or containers is easy to do. You can buy plants or raise them from seed. Try growing your own if you want lots of choices when it comes to varieties. Start the seeds indoors 4-5 weeks before you’d like to set
WonderSoil is by far the best soilless potting mix I have ever used. It is a dehydrated, compressed medium that quickly expands 10 to 12 times in volume when water is added. It is made up of a combination of coconut coir, worm castings, kelp, mycorrhizal fungi, water-holding
This season try growing vegetables and fruit in containers on the deck or patio. You can have the benefits of ornamental plants and the pleasure of delicious produce. Floranova, a creative plant breeding company located in the UK, has developed a line of food plants for
Growing your own potatoes will pay big dividends in flavor and nutrition, especially if you grow them organically. Sure, you can buy a ten-pound bag of potatoes in the supermarket for a song, but have you ever put your nose to the mesh opening on that bag and sniffed?