One of the things that many home gardeners use netting for is frost protection (but not insect control) but there is increasing use of fine netting in Europe that we can learn from here in our home gardens. Organic fruit growers have been using fine … [Read more...] about Use Netting for Insect Control
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If you live in an area that's been hit by the recent polar vortex, you may be worried about your plants. Let me give you a few guidelines about what you may expect to see next spring. Always note however these are guidelines and individual gardens … [Read more...] about Will My Plants Survive The Polar Vortex?
File this in the who would have thought it category. Researchers in Australia did a trial on greenhouse-grown tomato pollination using bees and using vibrating hand-wands. Both are routinely used in commercial greenhouses. We already know that … [Read more...] about Bee Pollination in Tomatoes