If you have trouble getting other green beans to germinate in early May because of cold soil, try planting a patch of scarlet runner beans first before your pole and bush green beans.
Check winter houseplants for brown leaf tips, wilting, dropping of lower leaves and little or no new growth - all signs that your plant may be in trouble.
Winter is a good time to check for insects on your houseplants
A few tips will assure plants live into the new year
Be sure to ID insects first before choosing a method for control
Placing plants in the correct sunlight exposure can make all the difference
How to properly incorporate grains into an entire farm. Includes suggestions for rotations on various types of farms.
Asparagus, beets, carrots and summer squash are some of the vegetables you can grow along the coast. Learn what to watch out for in a region known for cooler temperatures.