Prepare your home now to take comfort in an awarding fall; invite the wildlife.
When you hear the melons, often the first thing that comes to mind is watermelons or perhaps cantaloupes. But the melon category offers much more than the average juicy, green-striped dessert of summer picnics including muskmelons, honeydews, charentias, and crenshaws. No matter which melon tickles your tastebuds, this fruit is easy to grow and one […]
Peas are the cool ladies of the spring and fall garden. Like every other vegetable I can think of, they’re just so much better when they’re fresh from vine to plate — plus they’re easy to grow. Varieties generally fall into one of two categories: shelling peas, also called English of garden peas; snap peas, […]
A funny guide on how not to kill your plants
Photo by Nick.Allen When your picture grape vines, you may envision them in rows and rows along rolling, hillside vineyards. I have to agree that these plantings are lovely. But, did you know that grapes tend to fit neatly into backyard gardens? much the way that espaliers do. Grapes can be easily trained against a […]