Time to Pick Your Tomatoes for 2014
March 18, 2014
Now is the time to pick the tomato varieties you want to grow in your garden this summer. You may have noticed that seed catalogs showed up earlier than ever this winter, noted Steve Bogash, Extension horticulture educator based in Cumberland County. "With the rapid growth in vegetable gardening, demand promises to be higher than ever," he said. "If there are specific varieties of vegetables that you truly want for the coming season, you may want to get your orders in early."
And Bogash knows -- perhaps better than anyone -- that there is a huge range of tomato cultivars from which to choose.
The Benefits of Honey
March 10, 2014
Benefits of the industrious honeybee's pollinator role
March 7, 2014
It has been a long one, but sooner or later winter will be over. And just as the seasons change, so do your gardening practices and expectations. Your home landscape can easily be adapted to suit your budget, spare time, tastes and trends.
Pollinators need our help!
March 5, 2014
Pollinator insects are declining, but there's hope! Learn how you can be part of the solution.
Winter Seed Sowing
March 3, 2014
I must be honest and admit that for the past four years my seeds were not started under the ideal conditions--grow lights in the basement or a warm and cozy kitchen windowsill. Rather, my seedlings saw the first light of day in a plastic milk jug in the cold outside air. This technique is called winter sowing.