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Theresa Martz started her own garden to provide food for her and her husband in Lottsburg, Virginia 36 years ago. Now, she is reaching out to others about 'simple gardening' through her...
Fire up the grill, and try one of these recipes tonight!
Corn on the cob never had it so good! This velvety avocado butter melts in your mouth and tastes fantastic with any sweet corn. Try it with white, yellow, or both on one ear, such as the favorite...
Number of Servings: 6 Prep: 25 min Cook: 5 min Grill: 10 min 1/2 to 1 small ancho chili pepper 2 tablespoons lime juice 3 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened 1/2 small avocado,...
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Download this FREE Garden-to-Table guide; a full-color, 16-page reference tool on garden planning, soil maintenance and pest control.
There are many, many varieties of potatoes to choose from when getting ready to plant. Here are some great spuds worth giving a try!
Planning on entering vegetables at the fair this year? Check out these tips that will help you bring home those blue and purple ribbons.
How many vegetables do I need? Smaller vegetables are usually displayed in groups of three to six. With larger produce, fewer examples are needed. For instance, a winter squash or head of lettuce...
Weigh the pros and cons before putting one up
High tunnels are becoming very popular for fruit and vegetable growers. They can be as simple as pipe framework covered with clear plastic, or as complicated as greenhouses. Jeff Kindhart is a...
Many bacterial and fungal diseases in the vegetable garden are carried in or on the seed
Managing disease in the vegetable garden starts with the seeds. There are bacterial and fungal pathogens that can lurk on or inside the seed, waiting to ruin your crop. Sally Miller is a plant...
A well-prepared asparagus bed will reward you with healthy spears for many years
Growing a bed of asparagus takes some patience in the beginning, but a well-prepared garden patch will be prolific for years. It’s best to start an asparagus crop with one-to-two-...
This Virginia couple is making their dream farm the best it can be
Starting a small farm isn’t usually something you can jump right into. It’s been a winding road for Lyndsay and Brad Constable of Farmville, Virginia. They both had plenty of experience...