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By Dr. Tamitha Skove

Updated:  07/30/2020

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Sunday, June 21, 2020

When people think about either adding to a garden, or for those who do not have a suitable area to plant a garden, many people consider using a container garden where you grow plants in smaller containers commonly made from plastic or fabric. 

Plastic containers can be used for a container garden, bu...

Sunday, June 7, 2020

There are a lot of people who swear by drip irrigation for watering their gardens, and there are others who say to never use drip irrigation in your gardens. Let's tackle that question today and see what drip irrigation is, and if drip irrigation is actually the best way to go or not.

Drip irrigation...

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

My next-door neighbor who owns a landscaping company thinks I have lost my mind.

I am cutting rows of big round holes in the sides and bottom of the 30 new 27-gallon growing containers that I bought this year to expand my garden with a hold saw attached to my cordless drill. He laughed and said "they...

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

First off, Happy Memorial Day to everyone. I am often asked how to keep birds out of a garden, or if someone should use bird netting over their crops to protect them from birds, so I though I would tackle that question today in my Gardening Quick Tip.

Contrary to popular opinion, birds are actually v...

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Tomato Hornworms are a very common pest that gardeners have to deal with regularly. These pests can decimate an entire crop quickly if they are not kept under control. Even though they are referred to as the Tomato Hornworm, they attack other similar plants in the nightshade family (Solanaceae), inc...