Tomatoes Month by Month
Tomatoes Month by Month

Tomato time is just around the corner, and whether you are growing your own transplants or leaving that to the pros, it is not too soon to start prepping for the season. As vegetable plants go, tomatoes rank pretty high — in popularity, in variety…

Keys to Proper Pruning
Keys to Proper Pruning

Mid- to late winter is an optimal time to prune most trees. Insects and diseases that attack tree-wound sites are not as active, and the time for the most rapid wound closure is about to begin in spring. While this general truth applies in most…

Colorful, Flavorful Cool-Season Salad Greens
Colorful, Flavorful Cool-Season Salad Greens

What greens do you include in your salads? For most people, the list starts with lettuce, and some include spinach. The adventurous among us may venture beyond those two if the restaurant offers more. Home gardeners, however, can easily expand that list to over a…