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November in the Garden

The Dirt: If you haven’t already put your vegetable garden to bed for the winter, now is a great time. Cleaning out debris from…

October in the Garden

The Dirt: Cool season vegetables are mostly cold tolerant, but some still need protection from frost or a hard freeze. Hardy vegetables such as…

September in the Garden

The Dirt: By the time Labor Day rolls around, many a gardener is more than ready for the cool weather to set in. This…

August in the Garden

The Dirt: Most of us have heard of the USDA cold hardiness zones map. This map tells you what zone you’re in, and you…

June in the Garden

THE DIRT: When we garden for butterflies, we often do so only for the adults. We do a wonderful job of providing nectar and water,…

May in the Garden

THE DIRT After a cold winter and a wet spring, I am itching to get my warm season vegetables in the ground! For those…

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August in the Garden

THE DIRT By this time of year your garden should be a veritable cornucopia. Vine ripened tomatoes languidly dangling on the vine, peppers as…

July in the Garden

THE DIRT It’s hot! Make sure you water deeply, and less often, to prevent stress from drought. Consider mulching to prevent weeds and conserve…