Monthly Archives: August 2012

Hell No, GMO!

I was standing in a long line at the Department of Motor Vehicles a few days ago, killing the time by doing a little people watching. Many of the folks in line were overweight, some even morbidly obese. “Why is…

A Trellis by Any Other Name

Cucumbers, indeterminate varieties of tomatoes and several varieties of beans and peas are healthier and ultimately produce more when trellised, and the structures themselves are a great way to add height and drama to the vegetable garden. I recently built…

What to Do In Case Of a Stroke

According to the National Stroke Association strokes are the fourth leading cause of death in the United States, killing over 133,000 people each year. Strokes are also a leading cause of serious, long-term adult disability. Current studies show that almost…

Volunteer Tomatoes

Gardeners can be a fussy bunch. We’ll agonize over seed selection, choosing the varieties that have the best chance of success for our planting zone (I’m an 8b). We start the seeds indoors weeks ahead of the recommended date, determined…