Get more life out of the kitchen scraps you routinely throw away, like carrot and onion tops and sprouted garlic. Not only will this practice reduce your food waste, you’ll also benefit by getting the most out of your vegetable garden.
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Spring is for planting your garden and summer is time for harvesting. You’ve put all the work in getting the garden started, now it’s time to enjoy the bounty. Learn more about harvesting the fruits and vegetables in your garden.
Enjoy your garden more this summer when you make a herbal marinade and use it to flavor grilled vegetables like zucchini and squash. Click to learn the recipe.
Take precautions against mosquitoes and protect your landscape and family. When you interrupt the life cycle of the mosquito, you reduce the mosquito population in your area.
Growing organically means treating pests differently than in a conventional garden. At the first sighting of an unwanted bug or a wilted leaf, take a deep breath and follow simple, intuitive organic gardening principles to fight pests and diseases.
Annuals dazzle throughout the summer, adding brilliant colors and textures to your garden. Try these easy-growing blooms this summer.
Learn how to grow a small-space garden that will nourish and shelter butterflies throughout their life cycle.
This year, you don’t need an in-ground garden plot or a big raised bed to grow vegetables. Begin with containers and organic potting mix to give your plants the very best start. Here’s how to get started with your favorite edibles perfect for patio gardens.
Plant paradise in your backyard when you grow bright and bold tropical plants this year. Fill your garden with exotics like cannas, papyrus and impatiens and you will create a colorful retreat just steps from your door.
Grow a cut flower garden this year and fill your home with colorful bouquets of blooms. A cutting garden can be a production garden or a few ornamentals tucked among the vegetables. It can include all kinds of blooms, from low-investment, big-reward blooms you can grow from seed, like sunflowers and zinnias, to Instagram-worthy blooms like dahlias and peonies.
Two healthy favorites, strawberries and blueberries, also happen to be easy to grow in your landscape or small space garden. They can be planted in your garden, and they perform well in containers, too. Give one or both a try this year.
In spring, Cromwell Growers produces annuals like impatiens, begonias, geraniums and other bedding plants to fill gardens in four New England states. Take a look inside and learn how they grow.