Cooler daytime temperatures in the late summer and early fall are key ingredients to keep your plants growing. That pillow of warm soil is also a good place to grow some seeds, especially grass seed. We enter the first week of fall with a sunny
Gardeners are born recyclers. We like to find new ways to use items that have been thrown out and give them new purpose. We grow a bounty of plants and food in the land around us and think ahead to continue the cycle for years to come. And we really
The cooler temperatures of fall are finally starting to filter in, and the Toledo GROWs urban farm near downtown Toledo has pumpkins popping up in plots off Oneida Street. Sister Rita Wienken is the urban gardener for this small vegetable farm, and
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
Always spray on calm day, don't let wind hurt crop.
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
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Beyond ’leaves of three, let it be.’
Mums like to be picked on, and it’s time to get a closer look at the ones that have been growing strong since early spring.