Tuesday’s Tips — July Gardening

It's getting really hot pretty much everywhere, so we're going to focus on keeping your plants well-watered. Plants transpire (evaporate) water vapor through tiny holes on their leaves — mostly on the underside. This helps to cool the plant and draws nutrients from the soil and roots to the upper parts of the plant. On hot... Continue Reading →

Garden Journal — Spring Cleaning

I completed my March gardening to do list in the final days of the month. I collected all my tools, cleaned them up, and sharpened and oiled my pruners. All the garden beds are cleaned and ready to go, and I pruned the winter damage to my shrubs and trees. I planted cool weather veggies... Continue Reading →

Tuesday’s Tips — Transplants

There's no theme or focus today, just a little of this and a little of that — kind of like what's going on in my head today. Tip #1 — Getting Transplants Off to a Healthy Start Now that we're all scrambling to get our baby plants in the ground, here are a few tips... Continue Reading →

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