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Tying Up Tomato Supports

Colorful Garden Clips

July 22 Most of my time lately has been spent pruning tomato suckers, staking and supporting growing plants and monitoring the gardens for pests and disease. We’ve heard that late blight has made its way to Vermont (so sad) so I’ve been on the look out for any sign. Is it in your area yet? Make sure you’re […]

How Do YOU Support Your Peas?

Pea vines on the Tall Expandable Pea Trellis

Most people — me included — find that the toughest part about growing peas is figuring out how to support them properly. In my garden I grow only one type of peas: edible pod peas (rather than shelling peas or snow peas). I eat most of my peas raw rather than cooked, and that’s not […]

Tomato Cages and Ladders Face Off

tomato cage and tomato ladder

Like many good ideas, it all began with a casual hallway conversation. Back in the office after a sunny May weekend, Cindy and I were talking about which gardening chores we’d managed to cross off our lists. We had both planted our tomatoes that weekend, but she had put up tomato ladders and I had […]

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