Blog List Category: Vegetables

How to Fill Raised Garden Beds Properly

You built some great raised garden beds and now you need to fill them but soil is heavy to move and expensive. You look…

Hybrid Vegetables Can Be Toxic

Did you know that hybrid vegetables can be toxic? If you are a strong proponent of heirlooms you are probably jumping up and…

Does Garlic Need Frost Before Planting?

When should you plant garlic? The common advice is to plant after the first hard frost. That advice may work but it is not…

How to Grow, Harvest and Eat Hostas

It’s hard to find an ornamental garden without at least a couple of Hosta, but did you know hostas can be grown as perennial…

Soak Garlic Before Planting – Good Idea?

I have never soaked garlic before planting but it might be a good idea. There is certainly a trend towards soaking with…

How to Grow, Harvest and Eat American Groundnuts

American groundnut (Apios americana) is the North American equivalent to the South American potato. Unlike common potatoes…
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