Tag Archive: gardening techniques

Feb 15

Sunday Shares 2/14/16

A Patio Tomato growing indoors in February.

This is very likely the coldest day we will have all winter, with temperatures dropping well below zero and a nasty windchill. Still the February sun is melting the small amount of snow that came with the cold, and spring is getting closer every day. This picture is of our first flower on the patio …

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Jan 17

Links of Interest 3

We actually got some cold weather this past week here in the northeast. Still, we are gearing up for the upcoming gardening season, and as such are always perusing the internet for interesting gardening links. Here are a few we thought you might also enjoy. Have a great week y’all! How Birds Stay Warm in …

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Jan 03

Links of Interest

Spring just may be here sooner than you think.

Each Sunday we will provide links to some of the more interesting things we have come across. We hope these will entertain and inform you, perhaps save you some time and money as well. A year of gardening Gonnas from Helen Yoest. This will warm your heart. Some interesting places to go in winter. DIY …

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Sep 21

28 Kinds of Veggies and When to Harvest Them

When to harvest corn.

Some veggies make it easy to know when to pick the, tomatoes for example. Others, not so much. So here is a chart of many of the most common veggies, and when to harvest them:

Jul 27

5 Varieties of Long Day Onions

Walla Walla onions

In southern regions of the country, onions are grown in the winter and early spring, when the days are shorter. Here in the north we plant onions in the spring and grow them throughout the long days of summer. It is important to choose the right type of onion for the area you grow in. …

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Jul 13

Colorado Potato Beetle

Colorado Potato Beetle

Looks innocent enough, right? But the female Colorado Potato Beetle will lay batches of about 30 eggs on the undersides of leaves of the potato. She can do this multiple times throughout the growing season. They are sometimes also found on peppers and eggplant. Within a week or two the eggs will hatch and the …

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