Gardener’s Supply staffer Debbie Page goes to Nicaragua with a few packets of seeds and the goal of starting a garden.
Rudi and I planted a garden in a cement box that was part of the hospital ruins.
Nurses from the Miskito villages along the Rio Coco in northwestern Nicaragua choose seeds to plant.
Local children are curious [...]
Online resources can help you find the best solutions for control of pests and diseases.
Beneficial praying mantises eat insects that damage garden plants.
The azalea looked healthy and happy last week. The shrub was full of leafy new growth and loaded with flower buds. This morning, all that remains are the flower buds—every leaf has [...]
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Clara’s early harvest.
Clara’s backyard plot
Maggie in her garden.
What is a hobby you can do the rest of your life? Gardening — with adaptations. Take it from a couple of 99-year-olds.
My mom, Maggie, claims that gardening is her psychiatrist. She wants to have a garden even if it doesn’t grow or produce anything she can ea [...]
Spanish moss adorns the alléeIf you find yourself in the Miami area this winter, be sure to check out Vizcaya Gardens.
It contains 50 acres of formal gardens, a villa and native hammock (jungle forest) on Biscayne Bay in the Coconut Grove neighborhood of Miami. Expansive gardens combine Italian and French design with an American content.
Mary shared this photo on our Facebook page.
Mary Ahrens of California shared this photo on our Facebook page. We were intrigued and asked her to share the technique:
“Well, I use a small cherry tomato type. I sort out the miss marks, over- and under-ripes, wash, cut them in half, put them skin side down. You can sprinkle dried herbs o [...]
Cardinals nesting in Tammy Waldrop’s cherry tomato plant
Though it seems unlikely that birds would build a nest in a tomato plant, they’ve done it twice in Tammy Waldrop’s garden in New Caney, TX.
The first nest of cardinals was built in a Sungold cherry tomato plant back in 2006, about the first week of June, Tammy s [...]
Did you know about our Vegetable Encyclopedia, an online resource that tells you how to grow dozens of crops? For example, here’s what you’ll find in the entry for arugula, a very popular crop these days:
Arugula is a salad green also sold as rocket or by its French name, roquette. This member of the mustard fami [...]