There is always a small war between the gardener and the garden weed. We hunt for them, some people eat them, and we are always trying to come up with a way to get rid of them. We get aching backs hunching over to pull them, ruin almost every pair
I love a thick slab of tomato freshly picked from the garden. It is always good with bacon, lettuce, and mayo but even better with a sprinkle of salt at the end of my fork! Every year, my daughter and I pace the edge of the garden where the tomato
ODOT calls for plant proliferation to aid monarch butterfly.
In the world of garden shrubs, the rose of Sharon has a lot going against it. The leaves are drab with no fall color; the bush is twiggy, stiff, and ungainly; and the light-gray bark is simply dull. But the rose of Sharon has one redeeming quality:
Always spray on calm day, don't let wind hurt crop.
Yard, kitchen waste can replace more costly alternatives.
This is also a time when you need to stay vigilant on weed control. After rain showers, weeds will come out of the soil a little easier. If it has been a few days since you’ve had rain, give the area some water with the hose and pull the
“Lodging” is the technical term used when the tall, unsupported stems of grain crops fall and break. If you are a home gardener and the grain is your precious sweet corn, it's a great disappointment. There are several reasons it happens.
It shows up everywhere, from forests to cracks in urban pavement.
Hospitals, nursing homes using gardens to promote physical well-being.