What Hot Weather Does to Cilantro

Last weekend when I was out watering my front garden, I noticed some big changes to my cilantro. What was a green luscious plant barely a foot tall six weeks ago was now reaching two feet tall and sporting delicate clusters of white flowers. It was healthy and pretty and going to seed. But it

July Do’s and Don’ts For Gardeners

July in the garden is a difficult month. You’re halfway through the growing year but the weather makes demands on you and your plants that cannot be ignored. Here’s how you and your garden can survive the month.

So You Want a Bigger Basil Harvest

If you’ve planted basil in your garden this year, I can guarantee you are already thinking of how you can use this spicy, aromatic herb. Now you are counting the days until you can clip those basil leaves and bring them indoors. For the maximum harvest this summer follow these four steps: Plant Basil in Full Sun

Caring For Containers in Summer

More and more people are discovering the joy of container gardening. They may have limited space – or limited time – in which to garden. For them a couple of containers on their balcony, patio, or porch steps will do the trick nicely. We are now in the middle of summer heat when all plants,

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