by Michelle Smith Most gardeners learn by example or read about gardening and then get out and do it. But they can still make some common mistakes. Here are some common garden mistakes and possible solutions. Gardening Problem: Planting Garden Plants Too Early Even the … [Read more...]
What is a trap crop?
Question: What is a trap crop for home gardeners? I've heard the term mentioned in discussions about organic gardening methods, but I'm not exactly sure what it means. Can you please explain? - Laura D. Gardening Channel Replies: A trap crop, also known as a sacrificial crop, … [Read more...]
20 Disease Resistant Tomato Varieties to Grow This Season
By Jennifer Poindexter Have you tried growing tomatoes in the past but end up battling diseases? Tomatoes are prone to a variety of issues. However, there are some tomato varieties which are known for being resistant to some of the most common ailments they face in the … [Read more...]
Is American Beautyberry edible?
Question: Is American Beautyberry edible? A neighbor pointed out a bush in a vacant area near my house on a walk and claimed the bright purple berries were safe to eat. Can you provide some information on the edibility of American Beautyberry? - Emily L. Gardening Channel … [Read more...]
How do I know when eggplant is ready to pick?
Question: How do I know when my eggplants are ready to pick? I'm growing eggplants in my garden, and I want to make sure I harvest them at the right time for the best flavor and texture because I've picked some bitter ones in the past. Can you provide some guidance? - Susan … [Read more...]
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