Get Your Plants Ready For Another Tough Winter

protect plants from winter damage

Curse you, Polar Vortex! The winter of 2013-2014 was a record for plant damage in my garden. Frost heave appeared nearly everywhere, plants that typically overwintered didn’t, rhododendrons got beat up, rabbits chewed above-the-snow stems … Continue reading

Garlic: How To Plant, Grow and Harvest

If there is one plant-it-and-forget-it vegetable for your garden, it’s garlic. Garlic (Allium sativum) is easy to grow, has a high success rate, requires little maintenance, and is easy to harvest. Some gardeners I know … Continue reading