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Controlling Spotted Wing Drosophila in Home Orchards

What is Spotted Wing Drosophila? The fruit industry is being plagued by an invasive pest called the spotted wing drosophila (SWD) that …

Freebies for Gardeners 2018

Gardening is a great way to grow healthy foods and beautiful flowers, and provide habitat for wildlife. It’s entertaining, great exercise, and …

Heirloom Tomato Varieties for Your Garden

Heirloom Tomatoes Worth Growing This Year! Tomatoes are a favorite veggie in home gardens, and for good reason! They are nutritious, versatile, …

Trucker’s Favorite Pink Tomato

Trucker’s Favorite Pink Heirloom Tomato I ordered seeds for this variety of tomato from Seed Savers Exchange two years ago. Last year …

Japanese Garden

The Japanese Garden at Rotary Botanical Garden Last week we visited the Rotary Botanical Garden in Janesville, Wisconsin. I shared a bunch …

Rotary Botanical Garden

Rotary Botanical Garden in Janesville, Wisconsin This is the kind of place I like to visit! You can bask in the glory …

My Garden – A Work In Progress

  A Work In Progress Gardens, by their very nature, are constantly changing and growing. Weeds fill in between rows and plants. …

Ready for Rhubarb

The First Rhubarb of the Season I made a Rhubarb Cake with Rhubarb Sauce¬†this week…the first one of the season. It’s rewarding …