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If your plants suffered in recent fire, here’s how to move forward

Potatoes sprouting after fire (Photo courtesy of Steve Test)

The recent Wine Country fires were devastating, to say the least!  Unfortunately, lives and thousands of homes were lost, not to mention pets, livestock,...

Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 2:09 PM

Give your cool weather crops a boost with ‘banding’

Broadcast vs. banded fertilization

Odds are high that you reuse the same garden beds and containers season after season. Over time, the nutrients in those areas get used up. You can replenish...

Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 1:50 PM

Steps to care for your winter crops

Kate Russell

Late summer plantings should have a solid start by October. Caring for these plants during the autumn and winter months can extend harvests and protect the...

Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 1:34 PM

Fall is a great time to plant delicious blackberries

Josephine Red Raspberry Fruit

Imagine plucking a sun-warmed raspberry or blackberry from its vine and popping it into your mouth — every time you walk to the garage or out the back...

Posted on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 4:16 PM

Grow a fabulous off-season garden

Even if you are not planting cool-season veggies, herbs or flowering plants this fall, you should plant a cover crop in your garden and/or raised beds to enrich the soil for next season.

Gardening in the cool season is easy and low-maintenance yet very productive. There are hundreds of varieties of vegetables, herbs, flowers, and ornamentals...

Posted on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 4:06 PM

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