Master gardener: How to start your fall vegetable garden | Home & Garden

Master gardener: How to start your fall vegetable garden |  Home & Garden

Tom Ingram Ask a master gardener “I have friends who have been gardening for a long time and they all seem excited to start their fall vegetable gardens. In fact, they are already starting sowing, although it is only July. Is that correct?” —DD Yes, although we’ve recently transitioned into summer, it’s time to get … Read more

Herbalism: Pruning and Cloning | Home & Garden

Herbalism: Pruning and Cloning |  Home & Garden

Nick Clifton Special for the Roanoke Times This is an exciting time of year for a gardener. The weather is warm day and night. The sun is high in the sky and intense. You seem to notice the growth when you stare at your plants. The anticipation of your first tomato or “tomato” harvest is … Read more

Hot weather can stress plants in the vegetable garden | Home & Garden

Hot weather can stress plants in the vegetable garden |  Home & Garden

Scott Evans Nebraska Extension With the summer heat upon us and the National Weather Service forecasting temperatures in the upper 90’s and low 100’s, we’re going to have stress in the vegetable garden. One of the best things you can do is mulch your garden. This helps maintain soil moisture and suppress weeds Grass clippings … Read more

Ensure gardening success by choosing the right site to plant | Home & Garden

Ensure gardening success by choosing the right site to plant |  Home & Garden

In May’s column, we discussed a quote often found in gardening literature: “Plant the right plant in the right place.” Choosing and planting a plant that will thrive where it is planted (and thriving without much extra work from the gardener) is fundamental to a successful landscape. Ignoring this gardening advice can result in a … Read more

Choose weed that suits your climate and region | Lawn and garden at home

Choose weed that suits your climate and region |  Lawn and garden at home

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Master Gardener: Why Soggy Roots Stunt Your Garden’s Growth | Home & Garden

Master Gardener: Why Soggy Roots Stunt Your Garden's Growth |  Home & Garden

Brian Jervis Ask a master gardener “We’ve been raining a lot lately and some of my vegetables aren’t looking good, especially the tomatoes. Should I be worried?” — CG You’re right, we got a lot of rain. As I write this article and look at mesonet.org, Tulsa County has received between 9 and 12 inches … Read more

A tomato lover’s 7 tips to grow them big | Home & Garden

A tomato lover's 7 tips to grow them big |  Home & Garden

JESSICA DAMIANO The Associated Press Tomatoes aren’t just my favorite garden plant—they’re also the most popular among American home gardeners. And no wonder: Have you ever compared a supermarket tomato with a backyard tomato? The scent of home alone puts you straight into summer. Another benefit of growing your own tomatoes is variety. Seeds for … Read more