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Monthly archives for May, 2010

Home-Grown Salad Vinaigrettes

Home-Grown Salad Vinaigrettes
Edible flowers, such as these nasturtiums, dress up a summer salad. In most parts of the country, early June is high season for green salads. Every evening I get to eat a different colorful assortment of lettuces, herbs and edible flowers. But what sort of dressing is worthy of a salad so divine? At my house only homemade vinaigrette will do. [...]

Share What You Grow

Share What You Grow
As you plant your new garden, have you thought about sharing some of your harvest? Most food pantries can provide only canned vegetables and fruit to their clients so gardeners supplying fresh produce can make a big difference for many people. Early spring clean-up of the raised beds at Gardener’s Supply. The paths had been taken o [...]

Invest in Asparagus

Invest in Asparagus
If you love asparagus and want to grow some yourself, waste no time in getting an asparagus bed planted. Even with the best of care, an asparagus bed won’t hit its stride until several years. Jersey Supreme Asparagus, one of the all-male cultivars If you love asparagus and want to grow some yourself, waste no time in getting an aspara [...]

Prevent Transplant Shock

well-proportioned
Look for plants that are in proportion to the size of the pot they’re growing in. As the garden centers (including ours here in Vermont) fill up with 6-packs of irresistible little vegetable and flower seedlings, it’s good to remember what a shock it can be for those plants to go from greenhouse to your garden. Without a little preempti [...]

Why I Garden

Why I Garden
Back in 2009, we challenged members of our staff to come up with a video to answer the question: Why do you garden? We feel this video is one of the best. Why Do You Garden? Video Tells the Story Deborah Miuccio Back in 2009, we challenged members of our staff to come up with a video to answer the question: Why do you garden? We feel [...]
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