Never mind that it’s February and 32-degrees outside. The sun is shining! Just the blue sky and the winter garden bathed in direct sunlight can make any of us long for Spring and the start of the growing season. For now though, many of us can get our “fix” by preparing for the coming season. […]

No matter what time of the tomato season it is, gardeners always have green tomatoes. With that in mind, this tomato preservation procedure can be used as long as you have fresh-from-the-vine, green tomatoes. Do not use tomatoes that have endured even one night of frost. It’s too late for them… and for you, my […]

Are your hanging baskets looking leggy? Have they suffered from the extreme heat of our summer? Mine have. They look awful and it’s gotten to the point where I think I should ditch them into the compost and start over. However, at this time of the season, it’s not easy to find affordable, robust replacement […]