Chives in flower
A new variety of tomato called 4th of July, a relatively compact, indeterminate variety that is ideal for growing in containers.
Newly planted Terrazza Self-Watering Raised Bed (front) and Terrazza Trough Planter
Vegetable transplants are arriving daily, and they look beautiful. I set out a bed of mixed peppers and bunching o [...]
LA Guerrilla Gardeners removed trash, weeds and dead plants from this median strip and installed new plants. Their signature “Please Water Me!” sign asks passersby to help with upkeep.
After LA Guerrilla Gardeners planted the “Spaceland” garden, below, the city installed a wheelchair ramp to make the sidewalk more acc [...]
Terrazza planters hold tomatoes, supported by Tomato Ladders.
Gina serves lunch after the gardening is complete.
Last week — on a rare day free of rain — volunteers from the marketing department went to rejuvenate some gardens at a facility that serves Burlington’s homeless. We spent the morning digging out weeds and planting a fresh ba [...]
Alan Edwards shared this photo with his product review of the Revolution Planter. He uses the top of the planter to grow peppers. To keep them watered, he’s set up a drip irrigation system.
Alan has used the top half of the Revolution Planter to grow peppers. Tomatoes grow from the bottom.
When you review a product on gardeners.com, you [...]
Making a wreath
“Donna, your wreath looks better than mine, except I can see what I am doing!”
After being a florist for more than 30 years — and gardening for the majority of her life — it is no wonder that Donna Covais can design beautiful gardens, wreaths and floral arrangements. What separates her from the crowd i [...]
Ellen Ecker Ogden’s design in progress, top, for the 2×8 Elevated Cedar Raised Bed, below, which features flowers. Ogden’s design, A Paint Box Garden of Edible Plants, features vegetables.
If you’re a garden designer in Vermont, what do you do in the winter? If you’re creative, you design!
Ellen Ecker Ogden, who c [...]
Thanks to everyone who entered our Tomato Recipe Contest on Facebook. Here’s the winning recipe, from Megan Miller of Carver, MA.
Megan Miller, with her autumn garden in the background
THIS summer — unlike many of my fellow local gardeners — I had a wildly successful crop of tomatoes. My heirlooms colored up and my cherries were extraor [...]
Chris Ahrens, marketer and cubicle farmer
This gray cubicle needs some life. It needs a garden!
Given a choice of where to plant a garden, I bet most gardeners would choose their backyard or community garden. For me, it’s my desk … at work. With winter in full swing and the ground hard as a rock, outdoor gardening is not an option for [...]