Tomato Hornworms got you down? Tomato worms (also known as hornworms) can be as rampant in your garden as the plague during the hot weather You’ll know you’ve got them on your tomatoes, eggplant, peppers, and potato plants if you notice withered and chewed leaves, droppings, or green worms on your plants. Knowing techniques for […]
Starting a Vegetable Garden
How to grow vegetables for home canning and preserving.
Starting a vegetable garden, a good idea in questionable times! How to grow vegetables for home canning and preserving. Growing vegetables for the home gardener.
Starting seeds indoors is a fun early spring activity that can get you playing in the dirt. Some garden vegetables do really well when started early indoors. It gives an early start so the plant has plenty of time to get to maturity and production. Karen of Love your Land lives in the Colorado Front […]
by Karen of Love Your Land With Sharon Peterson Hardening off tomatoes before tossing them out in the garden is important… don’t skip it! What exactly does “hardening off” mean anyway? Simply put, it is the process by which we help the young plants we have just spent weeks or months caring for adjust to […]
Gain a plethora of healthy, fun, and delicious foods. With Sharon Peterson Growing Zucchini is reasonably easy. Plus they provide you with a plethora of healthy, fun, and delicious foods to eat. Only a few tips are needed to produce wonderful squashes or a giant tree like this! Page TOC: Jump to sections using these […]
How Soil Splash Harms Your Tomato Plants & Simple Ways to Avoid It Soil splash is just as it sounds … soil that splashes up onto your plants’ leaves. For plants like tomatoes, this can be the eventual kiss of death. The good news is, it’s almost entirely avoidable with just a little preventative effort. […]
Growing Sweet potato slips is the best way to grow sweet potatoes. I’ve read that you can just plant the potato shallow in the ground, but starting slips first then planting the slips will give you better results. Rhonda of the Farmers Lamp gives all the step-by-step directions. Sweet Potato Slips. By Rhonda of the […]