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  • Beginner’s Guide To Seed Saving

    Everything you need to know to get a repeat performance of your favorite edibles next year without ever buying new seeds again. If left to them their own devices, fleshy […]

  • Long Island Seed Company

    Salt of the Earth Seed Company is unique because the seeds we sell you come from our own farm, Invincible Summer Farms. The seed is in turn used by our […]

  • Help Bumblebees with Your Garden

    Bumblebees in North America are facing pressures of disease, habitat loss, climate change and the overuse of pesticides. Here’s how gardeners can help:

  • The pursuit of perfection in tomatoes

    Are you facing any tomato troubles about now? Well, there is help to be had, from Dr. Meg McGrath, a longtime vegetable pathologist for Cornell University. Plus a handy app! […]

  • Bean Beetle Control

    Bean Beetle Control Missing from the discussion is: Do not  heavily seed and allow all plants to grow. This makes controlling the infestation and the harvest more difficult!

  • Colorado Potato Beatles

    Colorado Potato beatles have been spotted in the garden eating tomatillo plants! I am attaching a link from the U of minnesota extension P Physical Handpicking, especially in small […]

  • Vertical Growing, French Marigolds, and Solutions to Ant Hills

    Below is a list of the various types of netting and clips demonstrated in the Vertical Growing Workshop.  Be creative and don’t be afraid to try something new to get […]

  • Problem with Spinach, Chard, Beets

    Many of you have expressed concern over your spinach plants that appear to be drying out. I’ve done a little research and it looks like what we have here is […]

  • How To Grow Vegetables In Containers

    Tuesday, February 22, 2011 Many people have neither the time nor the space for a vegetable garden. But nearly everyone has at least a sunny windowsill, indoor or outdoor spot […]

  • Vegetable Planting Schedule

    Here is an article by Cornell Cooperative Extension on vegetable planting times on Long Island. Time to plant.pdf

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