On the cover of its 2017 catalog, the Tomato Growers Supply Co. features “Mrs. Maxwell’s Big Italian,” an heirloom beefsteak tomato is the result of seed-saving by the late Sally Maxwell of Mexico, Mo.
Enjoy, but do not disturb the many wildflowers blooming in woodlands throughout Missouri.
Turning organic matter into compost takes science and art. The finished product enriches gardens and farm fields.
Poring over newly-arrived seed catalogs is an excellent way to combat the "blahs" brought on by a dreary February day.
Unfortunately, most Missouri soils are less than ideal for gardening.
Keep your garden area close to you to reduce stooping and bending. Raised beds, with the center no more than 3 feet from the edge, reduces reaching.
Most people who are active in caring for their lawns and landscaped plants are aware of and concerned about the decline of insect pollinators, such as certain types of bees and butterflies.
Like surgeons and dentists, gardeners should work with clean tools.
The best way to make sure your plants get the right nutrients is to have the soil tested.
If you can't remember, you need From Seed to Harvest and Beyond: Garden Journal and Calendar. This journal will keep you organized with the details of your garden in one handy place.
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