Tag: Zone 6

Cold-Hardy Vegetables Can Take A Chill

There are plenty of vegetables which can be planted in the early part of spring – even as early as mid-March depending upon what zone you live in.

A Bittersweet Time in the Garden

I came to love my rows, my beans, though so many more than I wanted. They attached me to the earth, and so I got strength like Antaeus.~ Henry David Thoreau Just as the Farmer’s Almanac called it, this autumn has been on the…

A Bountiful Summer leads to Several Seeds to Save

“I have often thought that if heaven had given me choice of my position and calling, it should have been on a rich spot of earth, well watered and near a good market for the production of the garden. No occupation is so delightful…

January Gardeners Dream & Scheme

January can be a tough month for some people. Here in New England it’s cold, snowy, and icy one day and the next its in the 50s, rainy and grey. The sun shows up once in a while, faking us out from time to…

For Better or Worse – A Guide to Companion Planting

Many experienced gardeners already know that having a diverse mix of plants helps give you a beautiful and healthy garden.   Some also believe that certain plant combinations have extraordinary powers for helping each other grow.   Scientific study of companion planting has confirmed that some…