Gardening - Vegetables
Tomatoes are one of the top homegrown crops in backyard gardens. It’s easy to see why: there are hundreds of gorgeous and tasty varieties available to gardeners that you just can’t buy at the grocery store. Homegrown tomatoes taste better because they can be harvested at the peak flavor. They also require some support otherwise...
Peas are a great spring garden crop that you can plant as soon as the soil can be worked. Growing peas in the garden is so easy! Here is everything you need to know about how to grow peas in the garden. #GrowingPeas #SpringGarden
Did you know that tomatoes hate cucumbers? While they might taste great together in a salad, tomato plants actually dislike growing in close proximity to any member of the curcurbit family, which includes cucumbers. Tomatos love carrots and basil, however – so planting these together will actually make them each grow more vigorously! Sounds hokey? The
Yesterday I started us on a potato journey with a post about how to select the right kind of potato. Today I’m going to show you the loot I picked up from the farmers’ market last week: sixteen varieties of potatoes. Some are common varieties and available from farmers in many potato-growing regions. Others are rare varieties. Take it as a loose guide, and a colorful tour of the spuds of the NYC area.