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Back Deck Cherry Tomatoes and Lettuce and Swiss Chard

by MidwesternerTT 8 days ago

I've mentioned over on Home Cooking how much fun I'm having with a first-ever back deck container garden here in Minn...


dfrostnh commented 5 days ago

Help! What's Wrong with my Tomato?

by wincountrygirl 18 days ago

I have three tomato plants on my deck. Two are fine - one beefsteak, one pineapple. The third, another heirloom var...


wincountrygirl commented 17 days ago

Does using cayenne pepper and red pepper flakes as pest deterrent affect the flavor of the vegetables?

by Sherri 7 years ago

Yes, this is a serious question, not a joke. When I first began using red pepper flakes and cayenne pepper to deter ...


lagentille1 commented 19 days ago

Pond Algae as top dressing?

by jlgarret 7 years ago

I have a pond that's a prolific algae farm. I'm always tempted to plop the algae around my veg garden plants. Can a...


pacamp06 commented 27 days ago

Need help identifying peppers

by rnlacour 29 days ago

Hi, I know this is mostly a cooking/eating site which I've been enjoying the recipes from. But I am having a problem ...

DonShirer commented 28 days ago

DIY solution to add calcium to potted peppers?

by small h 2 months ago

My pepper leaves are distorting, which some internet research indicates is due to a calcium deficiency. I found a rec...


ricepad commented 2 months ago

Who knew, Radish Pods?

by Fooley0401 4 years ago

I just found out yesterday that when you let radishes bolt, that the radish plants eventually form these little green...


mimimacdrew commented 2 months ago

Can I bury my kitchen waste in the garden rather than composting in a bin?

by janniecooks 6 years ago

It's difficult to keep the compost pile wet enough to produce good hot compost - the heat and the sun in Florida drie...


aagayla commented 2 months ago

And where do you get these Meyer Lemon trees? AAAGH

by VAfoodie 6 years ago

The more I read, the less I know. Price seems to range from $11 (Logee's) to $80. Dwarf? Semi-dwarf? Does it matt...


hottina44 commented 2 months ago

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2016 Pepper Project

by dfrostnh 2 months ago

Is anyone else growing their own paprika, Aleppo pepper, or chili powder? Last year I bought a dehydrator which has l...

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Basil and the Asiatic Beetle

by Bonbon10 2 months ago

Basil is a leafy herb that is enjoyed not only by humans but these contacorous pest called Asiatic Beetles. I never ...

Something is eating my basil??

by cassC863 2 years ago

So I bought some basil and planted it! It took a while for me to get around to planting it, so I kept it in the pot f...


Bonbon10 commented 2 months ago

Are these Fiddlehead Ferns I see in my garden?

by Googs 2 months ago

I'd love to eat them before they entirely unfurl, but that whole possible death thing... well you know... buzz kill.


medlar commented 2 months ago

Why did my hydroponic basil wither and die?

by fldhkybnva 3 years ago

I have been using a lot of basil and so I figured it'd be a good idea to get a hydropic plant. I have never had a gre...


Rachlee commented 3 months ago

Where to Purchase Bean or Pea Growing Frame (Trellis) in SF Area

by headranger 3 months ago

Vegetable planting season is here.....I am looking of where to buy a Pea or Bean Trellis Frame for growing sugar bea...


dfrostnh commented 3 months ago

Container gardening

by lilmomma 5 years ago

I have a sunny front yard and want to do container gardening. My husband said we can't have a veggie garden in the f...


breadfanatic commented 3 months ago

Teeny, tiny white bugs on my indoor parsley plant. What to do?

by Googs 6 years ago

How can I get rid of the insects without harming hubby or my cat? Yes, I know my cat shouldn't be eating my plants, ...


pmc777 commented 3 months ago

Fiskars Lopper: Replacement Blade?

by sbp 7 years ago

My Fiskars Powergear Bypass Lopper blad has some big chips in it. I want to replace the blade, have not been able to...


Bluejeans46 commented 3 months ago

ISO Italian Tomato and Pepper Plants

by itryalot 4 months ago

Want to continue my own farm to table experience. Are there any nurseries or special places where I can purchase plan...

prima commented 4 months ago

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