Vegetable Seedlings

I plant a vegetable garden yearly. I rely on my local nurseries to provide seedling sales. With covid still around will I have any difficulty finding these seedlings. Namely, tomatoes, peppers , kale, brussel sprouts etc.And would you be able…

Bugs on the Balcony

My husband and I have a thriving little garden on our 8th floor balcony. We are growing tomatoes, cucumber, vining beans, pole beans, radishes, zucchini, kale, and a variety of flowers and herbs. However, this year there has been so…

Vegetable garden – where are the pollinators?

I’ve got a variety of edibles, tomatoes, zucchini, cucumbers and beans, all but some of the tomatoes in containers. They get enough sun, have good leaf growth so far. I am not seeing a lot of fruit, e.g. brandywine tomatoes…

weeds and tomato blight

I’ve been trying to get rid of weeds (Please see attached) at my backyard garden for the last several years but without any success. This year I have planted my vegetables in the bucket yet the weeds are growing and…

How to prepare for gardening vegetables

I have been assigned the task of maintaining my elderly father’s vegetable garden. Unfortunately, his health is in decline and like many of us 2nd and 3rd generation kids, I don’t know very much about the subject.The garden is about…

snow peas & shell peas

Hi, This is my first time planting peas. And I decided to try all three: dwarf shell pea, snow pea, and tall snap pea. The problem is I couldn’t tell the difference between the shell pea and the snow pea.…

Growing peppers

I grow beautiful bell peppers, shepherd peppers and chilli peppers. Unfortunately when I cut them open they are full of worms. This is heartbreaking. Is there some kind os spray that I can use to prevent or eliminate the infestation…