Espoma Reinvents Lawn Care

Espoma Reinvents Lawn Care
As a big believer in organic lawn care it really bothers me how clueless the average homeowner really is about all those chemicals that they’re dousing their yards with. Seriously, most people don’t have a clue. I’ve had this conversation many times with friends and family. Nice lawn Anthony. What do you use? I don’t ...

Garden Update

Garden Update
Garden Update Here’s what’s going on in my garden this summer. Despite temperatures in the upper 90ies for what seems like months (I think it’s only been about 2 weeks though) my vegetable garden is looking pretty good. Weeds – First off, I would like to talk about weeds. The past few years, the weeds ...

Garden Machete

Garden Machete
Garden Machete One of the best presents that I got this past Christmas was a garden machete. I was expecting something like socks or other boring necessities. One year my daughter found one of my old hockey pucks in the garage and wrapped that up for me. But opening up a garden machete on Christmas ...

Chioggia Beets

Chioggia Beets
Chioggia Beets When I was young I really hated vegetables. I have way too many memories of hiding vegetables in my shoes after being given the standard dinner time ultimatum, “You can’t get up from this table until you finish everything on your plate.” Yes, after a few years of therapy, I can now admit ...

Growing Pak Choi

Growing Pak Choi
One of the best parts of vegetable gardening is trying to grow new things. The first time that I tried to grow pak choi, it was totally new to me. I didn’t know how to grow it or even cook it but I knew that I like to eat it and that was enough to ...

How To Kitchen Compost

How To Kitchen Compost
I keep garbage on my counter and I’m proud of it. Used coffee grinds, tea bags, vegetable peels, left overs and even some of my junk mail. No, I’m not a disgusting slob, I’m a kitchen composter. By now even people with only a mild interest in starting a garden should have heard about how ...