My Grocery Store Onions

Last spring, I bought some red pearl onions to use in a stew. I didn’t use all of them, and they started to sprout. Naturally, I put them in the …

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How To Get Rid Of Cabbage Worms

[Planet Natural] Fall is the time to plant brassicas. This is the mustard family of plants. It includes cabbage, turnips, kale, mustard, radish, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, and broccoli (among others). …

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My 2014 Fall Garden

Can you believe August is half over? I’m busy harvesting. This is today’s haul: kale, tomatoes, four different types of green beans, three different types of peppers, corn, lemons, oranges, …

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Controlling Aphids

[Courtesy Luc Viatour] Ugh. Aphids come in many colors. I’ve seen them in green, gray, black, white, and red. Sometimes they have wings and sometimes they don’t. Despite their changing …

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