Blog List Category: Vegetables

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…

How to Grow Asparagus for Decades-Long Harvests

Asparagus is one of the best options for cold-climate gardeners interested in growing perennial vegetables. Most people – and…
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