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Gardening A-Z

How do you know when you’ve truly become bona-fide vegetable gardener? I wonder if it’s when you can’t imagine buying a particular plant from the supermarket.

We all know garlic wards off vampires, but did you know it also keeps away aphids, apple scab, leaf-curl and mosquitoes?

The shortest day of the year (21 June) is the time to start thinking about planting garlic. 

Every winter it feels like I have less and less time to get basic house-hold chores done. If my wife and I aren’t dropping our kids off at school, we’re watching their sports games, cooking meals or repairing the house. I garden for a living, but even I find it hard to get time in our back yard as the weather gets colder.