It's time to plant cool-weather vegetables like greens and peas; wait for the soil to warm before planting tomatoes, squash and peppers.
It could take years to eradicate a large patch of blackberries, because so many seeds remain in the soil. But with good timing and dedication, property owners can reduce a sprawling blackberry thicket to a few manageable stragglers
What do we know about heavy metals in soil? What do we know about lead exposure through soil and garden plants? What do we know about cadmium and arsenic in soils? What can I do if I’m at risk for heavy metals in my garden soil?
What to grow, space needs, time needs, ideal calendar, soil preparation, planting, fertilizing, and watering.
Information about garden planning, maintenance and clean up, pest monitoring and management, houseplants, and indoor gardening for the month of February.