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Guide to Common Tomato Diseases

by Sam Doll Nothing is better in mid to late summer than the taste of a garden-fresh tomato. However, it takes a lot of hard work and care to help your tomatoes survive their perilous journey from seed to fruit. Here are nine common tomato diseases and what you need to do to treat them. […]


Radical Ratatouille

From the Kitchen of Engrid Winslow Ratatouille screams to me of summer and there are dozens of ways to make it. The only real essentials are tomatoes, onion, eggplant and zucchini cooked down into a stew and seasoned with salt and pepper.  It is delicious as a vegetarian main dish and can be served hot, […]


Guide to Pea Harvesting: When and How to Harvest Your Garden Grown Peas

by Sam Doll How do you know it’s “officially” summer? Is it when the pool opens back up or your neighbors start grilling? For me, it doesn’t REALLY feel like summer until I can walk into my garden and eat a sweet snap pea off the vine! While those pea pods are pretty tasty from […]