This three-pointed trowel doubles as a garden fork Tested by Martin Neely, FAPLD A tough trowel is a valued friend for every gardener. I was… Read More »3 Dependable Garden Trowels That Get the Job Done
Elaine All our water butts have been filled to the brim in the last few days of downpours – relieved about that, at least! The… Read More »Keep on top of the summer jobs! Grow-how tips for July
Most of us gardeners have a good read on which plants in our gardens are problematic—which we often refer to as weeds. Typically these plants… Read More »An Invasive Willowherb to Watch For: Hairy Willowherb
Summer is here! Vegetable gardens have yielded the first tomatoes of the season, perennial borders are overflowing with colorful blooms, fruit is ripening in the… Read More »European Earwigs: How to ID Them, Spot Their Damage, and Protect Your Garden
Oak wilt kills hundreds of thousands of oaks (quercus spp. and cvs. Zones 3–11) in the Midwest and beyond every year, but what is it?… Read More »What Is Oak Wilt and How Do You Treat It?
Elaine Flamin’ June? It was certainly round here. If last year’s drought made lots of folk re-think their plant choices, they’ll be feeling a touch… Read More »Let’s keep the show going! Tips for early July
My first memories of a vegetable garden are of large sunflowers (Helianthus annuus and cvs., annual) growing in our backyard when I was about five… Read More »Tips to Keep a Vegetable Garden Healthy and Productive in the Midwest