It seems as though we have been trained to think that garlic should be planted in the fall. I’ve even seen some experts imply that fall is the only time to plant garlic. Thankfully, this is not the case and planting garlic in spring works just fine. I’m not saying that fall planting of garlic doesn’t work. It is the right idea for some places. But it may come as a comfort to gardeners who want to grow garlic, but missed the fall window for planting.
Mealybugs can be a common problem on orchids of all kinds. This is one case where an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
Heirloom and Organic are two of the hottest words in the grocery store and garden. Let’s shed a little light on both of these words in context and look at what they are…and are not.
When to plant peas? Planting peas is a rite of spring in many places. Conventional wisdom guides us to plant peas on St Patrick’s Day. This may be the right time for some, but it may also be too early or too late for others.