Herbs de Provence

Number of Servings: 6 Ingredients 2 Tbs dried savory 2 Tbs dried rosemary 2 Tbs dried thyme 2 Tbs dried oregano 2 Tbs dried basil 2 Tbs dried marjoram 1 Tbs dried fennel...

Peach Leaf Curl Control

Peach leaf curl, also known as curly leaf, curly blight or leaf blister, has been recognized as a common disease since the early 1800s. It is caused by the fungus...

Solarization 101

As an organic gardeners, I try to keep weeds away without using chemicals.  But hand weeding is hard work!  That’s why I like the technique called solarization. When...

Fly Parasites – A Good Thing in a Small Package

Flies are a nuisance to humans and to livestock during the summer months, but they don’t have to be if you employ the help of a small, but mighty beneficial insect…...

Controlling Cockroaches Using IPM

Most people don’t want to see cockroaches in or around the home. They can transmit bacteria like salmonella which can cause symptoms similar to food poisoning....

April Gardening Activities

It’s April and spring is finally here. There’s a lot of activities in the garden from clean up, weeding to planting. Check out our video where Tricia shows you what...

How to Build a Low Tunnel to Protect Plants from Frost

We’re always talking about extending your growing season with floating row covers, low tunnels, and hoop houses. These all protect your plants from frost. Today...

The 411 on Powdery Mildew

Powdery mildew is a widespread, common disease found on many kinds of plants. It can infect many types of vegetables, berries and ornamental plants found around the...

The Good, the Bad & the Ugly

Good bugs, like lady bugs, are well known to most gardeners as a helper in the garden who eats soft bodied bad bugs like aphids. But there are quite a few good bugs in...

Worms In Your Apples?

It is such a satisfying experience to reach up into an apple tree and pluck a shiny apple from a branch. But if you take a big, juicy bite and see that the remaining...