Category Archives for "Planting"

I don’t understand tomatoes


Tomatoes do not make the first kind of sense. Bear with me. First, tomatoes are members of the nightshade family, which include potatoes, eggplants and deadly nightshade. That last one is poisonous. According to wikipedia, deadly nightshade was also called belladonna. Which is Italian for “pretty woman.” Wikipedia says it was called “pretty woman” because […]

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Get ready to plant garlic!

Editor’s note: This piece was originally published on the blog at Sow True Seeds. Find out more about the company at the end of the piece. As we round the corner into the late summer we begin to turn our minds and garden beds towards the future harvests of cooler months or the far horizon […]

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Time to start your seeds

Depending on where you live, it’s probably time to start any seeds you have. Sure, North America is covered in sheets of ice, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get your garden started inside. Starting seeds, and then putting transplants in the ground, means you have a greater rate of successful and healthy plants. Check […]

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