Category Archives: Organic Gardening

Cucumber & Melon Stem Rot

We have a problem every year in our greenhouse with any of our climbing vines (cucumbers, melons, squash, etc) and stem rot, called Fusarium Stem and Root Rot. We live on the coast where it is damp and cooler than … Continue reading

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Lettuces & Mescluns

For someone starting out, your lettuces and mesclun mixes are some of the easiest and quickly rewarding items to grow. You can grow them in little pots, big pots, and areas that don’t receive direct sunlight. They are fabulous for … Continue reading

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Recycling and Protection for Your Plants

If you live, as I do, in a climate zone where it is cold and wet more often then not, you may be a little concerned about some of your heat loving plants and their survival at this time of … Continue reading

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Pests and Cabbages

An age long cry amongst gardeners is over things that like to eat our cole crops. That’s cabbage moths, and other critters that like cabbages, collards, broccoli, cauliflower, brussel sprouts, and so forth. As I really don’t like to use … Continue reading

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