'Where's the beef?'
St. George Daily Spectrum
And while we wait for those calves to grow, we can expect to pay more. Waiting isn't a problem for my daughter, my mom or me. ... I hear their silent moans when I make a “meatless Monday” Margherita pizza with fresh tomatoes and basil bubbling with ...
Confiscated pot-growing lights now help tomatoes grow
In many ways it's the same ingredients that employees at Superior's Challenge Center put into growing fresh tomatoes, basil and peppers: a healthy environment, the opportunity to set down strong roots, and allowing them to develop at their own pace ...
Wis. center reuses confiscated pot-growing equipment
JoAnne Skelly: Look for shortest 'days to maturity' for tomatoes
Transplant the seedlings to slightly larger containers once or twice before planting them outside. Get them ready for outdoors by putting them in a protected outdoor location out of full sun and wind. Bring them back in if temperatures are projected ...
Secrets to growing tomatoes
San Jose Mercury News
Set the pots outside, in a protected area, and keep an eye on them to make sure they don't dry out or are bothered by pests. Where to plant. Tomatoes are vigorous growers that require maximum sun. They will need 6 to 8 hours of sun a day, so plant in ...
Grow a nutritious garden in a pot
Include a few planters on the front porch, back patio or right outside the kitchen door. All that's needed is some potting mix, fertilizer, plants and a container ... Check containers daily and water thoroughly as needed. Self-watering pots need less ...
Maggy Button: Tips from mom for the kitchen
My mom told me many things when I was growing up, including: My face would "one day freeze like that" when I was making a face at her or something I didn't like at the moment; I should always wear clean, unripped underwear "in case you get into an ...
Earth Day options for the better
We spent a recent weekend day planting our fruits and vegetables, hoping in a couple of months that we'll have tomatoes and peppers, and sweet potatoes and strawberries. Even getting his ... grow your own food. For the most part, a lot of us live in ...
Communities prep for new gardening season
But now things are gearing up and our residents are getting busy outside, planting and taking care of the plants that survived the winter or planting new ones," said Diana Cains, spokeswoman, University Place Senior Living Community by Memorial Hermann ...
Container gardens: Plants don't need ground to grow
News & Observer
After that, the number of pots on her patio began to multiply. "It got a little out of control," she said. She started with strawberries, reveling in the ability to wander right outside her apartment to pick a few pieces of ripe fruit for breakfast ...
Get Growing: Vegetable gardening
The usual recommended planting time for tomato plants outdoors is Memorial Day or May 30. Vegetable gardening is becoming more popular. Even in a small space you can grow tomatoes in large pots, herbs and lettuce and compact varieties of zucchini, ...
THE clocks have changed and longer days are on the way, so it is the perfect time to think about what is going on in your garden. Finding time for preparation to get planting and planning ahead for the months to come are all important just now, according to experts at Dobbies in Braehead. Read more
I'm sure it's not just me who's peachy keen to rip open their veg seed packets in an attempt to boot winter gloom firmly out of the greenhouse door. But is there anything to be gained by such impatience? Well, yes, in certain cases there is. Some crops take a long time to mature, so starting them off early – as long as you can provide the right growing environment – is a definite bonus. Others ... Read more
From hoop houses to cold frames, raised beds and more, there’s a variety of ways to grow at home. Read more
• Twist off the crown (the leafy top part), and trim away any of the fruit, which should be very little, if any. • Strip off a few lower leaves, then store in a dry, room-temperature location upside-down for about two weeks to allow the cut end and leaf scars to harden. Read more
Before Ducasse, before Bocuse, there was La Mère Brazier, whose cooking was the ultimate in rich hedonism. Read more
If the weather is fine this Easter, (and it's beginning to look like it might be), many parents will be wanting to sort out their gardens - and hopefully encouraging their children to give them a hand along the way. Read more
You can use almost any container to germinate seeds, as long as it is clean and has holes in the bottom. / Carol Ort/University of Nevada Cooperative Extensi Read more