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Tomato Growing Tips

By Steve Salky  Tomatoes are just about everybody’s favorite summer vegetable to grow, and certainly to eat as well. Having grown tomatoes every summer for several decades, I can attest that they are worth the effort. Here are a few tips learned from those many years of trial and error: First, I plant my tomatoes […]

Growing Microgreens During Quarantine

As we all deal with the quarantine these days, many are wondering how to adjust their gardens. We know that some of you who typically have gardens have been unable or chose not to grow outside this spring. We want to help you out and show you that you can still grow your own salad […]

Spring Planting during COVID-19

by Steve Salky Fellow gardeners, spring is arriving in the DC Metro area and it is time to plant our spring crops! Spring crops include leafy greens such as spinach, kale, carrots, radishes, and even beets. We plant all of these crops by seed. In some locations, we plant primarily by broadcasting a variety of […]