Blog List Category: How Myths are Born

How the Myth of Milk Fertilizer Started

A while ago I wrote about Milk As Fertilizer and concluded that although milk would add organic matter to a garden, it was no…

Do Low Acid Tomatoes Exist?

My mother used to grow “low acid” tomatoes because high acid levels gave her mouth cankers, or so she thought…

Can You Trust Gardening Memes?

Memes have become very popular because their image fits nicely in most social media platforms, and they present information…

When Should You Do Spring Garden Cleanup?

In years gone by it was common to clean up the garden in fall. It does result in a neat clean looking garden, but then we…

Is Soil an Antidepressant – Does it Make You Feel Good?

The meme pictured below has been making the rounds on social media and it gets quick acceptance by readers. As gardeners we…

Do Crushed Tomato Leaves Kill Aphids?

The meme pictured below suggests that crushed tomato leaves are a good way to get rid of aphids. Who knew? This meme is…
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