Garden Bounty, Seedsaving and Pests

Summer bounty is a gratifying reward for any vegetable gardener, but remember while preserving those veggies to save some of their seeds for next year. It's a cost-saving procedure that everyone should consider. Other advantages include seeds acclimated to your area of the country as well as ensuring genetic heirloom diversity of your food supply. … Continue reading Garden Bounty, Seedsaving and Pests

Melons – Sweet Melons

A few years ago Bob, a fellow gardening friend, introduced me to melons that easily grow in northern climates. Now I hadn't tried to grow melons for many years after a run-in with all the bugs, powdery mildew and bacterial wilt that seem drawn like magnets to melons. Said I would never do it again … Continue reading Melons – Sweet Melons