Category archives: How To

Growing nasturtiums. Yep... nah-STUR-shumz

Don’t worry, you’re not alone. I’m pretty sure I learned how to juggle faster than I learned to say “nah-STUR-shumz”. Despite all the pronunciation battles I grow nastyturtles. No surgeons. Nasturtiums.  And I love them. Why? Simple… They’re a trap crop.  If you grow them interspersed with your veggies they’ll hopefully  distract the creepy crawly’s t[...]

Plant Tomatoes With The Trench Method

If we only needed one reason to garden a fresh summer tomato would probably fit the bill. I’m not going to belabor this point, but the hard red orbs that line our produce aisles are not tomatoes, not even close. Those buggers have had the tomato cross-bred right out of them in favor of storage life, ease of shipping and ease of harvest all at the expense of [...]