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Cabbage Worm Armageddon Part III

Not this year for us. With a few plants, we can handpick and destroy the cabbage worms easily. A row cover will avoid the Imported Cabbage worm butterflies to lay down theirs eggs on the leaves of the cabbage family…

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Growing potatoes but not in-ground.

Why not! For a home gardener, it’s not an obligation to buried in- ground the 8-10 patato seeds you just bought at the garden center or big box store. I grow my Yukon Gold on the turf or on the…

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Black Raspberries ( part #3 )

Eating black raspberries is the easy part. Growing black raspberries plant is more challenging. The goal is to keep alive a raspberries cane for 16 months during its growing season- 1st year- as primocane and through its bearing season -2nd…

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Black Raspberries ( Part #2 )

When planning to grow black raspberries, choosing between cultivars can be hard. Fortunately, the University of Maryland Extension, Agriculture & Natural Resources, Fruits & Vegetables program determined which ones are the best for our climate and are the most disease…

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Black Raspberries ( Part #1 )

The best part to having pie on a special occasion like Pi Day is the homegrown pie filling. At home, we grow black raspberries. They are sweeter and less tart than the red ones. Black raspberries have their own characteristics:…

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What I learned during the gardenning season 2010

I leave in central Maryland, somewhere between the Raven’s stadium and the Redskin’s stadium. This is what I learned and/or demonstrate during the last growing season. It’s possible to …. Keep parsley in the fridge for at least 2 months…

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Cold weather gardening

Today, November 27, 2010, the temperature is about 40*F here in central Maryland and we keep growing vegetables in our garden! Presently, we are growing/harvesting broccoli, peas, carrots, scallions, green onions, parsley, cabbage, potatoes, garlic and green peppers. While the…

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