It’s important to keep food safety in mind when storing vegetables (such as garlic, mushrooms, chili peppers) or herbs in oil. These low-acid foods can be a source of Clostridium botulinum bacteria, which are found in soil, water, and air. This publication provides recipes and information on safe and proper storage.
Explains how to plant or transplant rhododendrons and azaleas. Discusses soil, fertilizer, and water needs. Covers cultivation, winter damage, pruning, propagation, and problems such as nutrient deficiencies and insect pests.
Browning or dieback is usually caused by weather-related stress, sometimes in combination with pests and diseases.
If you plant cilantro in late June or early July, it will flower, or bolt and set seed prematurely during the long, hot days of summer.
Selecting roses for landscape use may seem like an impossible task, but with a few key elements in mind, you can select a rose or a group of roses to complement your new or current landscape.
The category of Old Roses remains one of the most misunderstood and confusing. Nurseries may call a plant an "antique rose" or an "old garden rose," but the rose may not truly be an Old Garden Rose.