Posts tagged "Soil"
Maximize and Extend the Beauty of Roses

Maximize and Extend the Beauty of Roses

Although June is national rose month, gardeners can keep their roses healthy and blooming all summer long.  Through proper care and a few simple strategies both existing and new roses can continue to look their best throughout the summer months – maximizing their beauty and enjoyment for all. Water thoroughly whenever the top few inches...
Tomatoes: Some like it hot!

Tomatoes: Some like it hot!

Tomatoes are the most popular vegetable in home gardens across America; most gardeners agree nothing tastes better than a home-grown tomato!  It’s important to understand common tomato terms, often seen on tomato plant tags and the basics of growing tomatoes…the more you know the better you’ll grow. Now through mid-July, you can plant extra tomatoes...
Great soil, great veggies

Great soil, great veggies

Prepare yourself to look at cantaloupe rinds, potato peelings and used teabags in a totally new way. At a recent workshop on Composting and Wormy Culture at Millstone Farm, master composters Alexis Wilcox and Dana Rozanski gave an entire course in four fascinating hours, from how to make low-cost compost bins to the creation of...