Blog List Category: How Myths are Born

Plant Starters and Root Boosters – Do They Work?

It’s planting time and most fertilizer manufacturers and nurseries are pushing their high phosphorus products, usually…

Why Can’t You Trust Gardening Information on the Internet – Using a Ghost Writer

Why can’t you trust gardening information on the Internet? As part of my effort to bust gardening myths, I also try to…

Plant Communication – Can Plants Talk to Other Plants?

By now you have seen lots of headlines that say plant communication exists, including The Wonderful World of Plant…

Do Marigolds Stop Cabbage Worms – Is this Good Companion Planting?

Will marigolds stop cabbage worms from attacking cabbage? This was a hot topic last week as the Facebook post shown below…

A Tomato Myth is Born – More About Tomato Ripening

A few weeks ago I published the post called Ripening Tomato Myths – Both on the Vine and in the Home which explained why…

The Scientific Method and Why Controls Are So Important

My regular readers will understand that this is a science based gardening blog and that I rely heavily on the scientific…
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