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Fast Food Garden - Eggplant Hoagies
Fast food, from your garden. Read article
Drought Plant Care
Tips to help your garden stay green. Read article
Fall Radishes
Radishes are a terrific fall crop. Read article
Rooftop Gardening
Take the enjoyment of plants to a new level. Read article
Butternut Squash
Worth the wait. Read article
Eating Vegetable Tops and Leaves
The neglected greens Read article
Easy Fall Composting
Help Improve Your Soil Read article
Cucumber & Squash A-Frame Supports
Grow your best vining vegetables ever with this quick and easy support.   Watch Video

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Gardening Tip of the Day

  • Everyone knows lawn clippings, dead leaves and vegetable scraps can be tossed on to the compost pile to ultimately become rich organic matter for enhancing garden soil. But did you know there is a long list of other materials that will enhance a compost pile? Try tossing the following organic recyclables onto the compost heap:
    • dryer lint (especially from cotton towels, sheets and clothing)
    • dog or cat fur (great for owners of golden retrievers!)
    • cereal and cracker boxes (take out the wax paper liner, rip cardboard into strips and moisten before adding to compost pile)
    • shredded newspaper
    • ground corn stalks
    • wood chips
    • sawdust
    • rinsed seaweed
    • guinea pig or hamster manure (plus natural-material bedding)
    Never compost dog or cat waste, bones, oil, grease, fat, invasive weeds, wheat with seeds or wood ashes.