Garden Problems

OUTSMART THOSE CRITTERS!

10 ways to safeguard fruit and vegetable gardens Story by Nan K. Chase Deer, possums, raccoons, groundhogs, squirrels, birds, bears, and more deer. Not to mention Japanese beetles, cabbage moths, and other destructive insects. With endless garden pests, it’s a wonder anything at all grows to a harvestable size. And the better the vegetable garden …

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FIFTEEN FIXES FOR KENTUCKY VEGGIE GARDENS

15 problems solved in your warm-season vegetable garden Story and Photos by Andrea Dee Gardening in Kentucky presents some unique challenges. Here is a sampling of common problems in the summer veggie garden and some ideas for solving them. 1. Deterring Deer A deer gracefully grazing in a meadow is a beautiful sight. Though their …

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VEGGIE FIXES FOR GEORGIA GARDENS

10 problems solved in your warm-season vegetable garden Story and Photos by Bob Westerfield April, with its mild temperatures and light, frequent showers, can be one of the most pleasant gardening months in Georgia. This is the month that most gardeners get the fever and are ready to plant their warm-season vegetables. The soils across …

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KEEP OUT!

Top tips for keeping critters out of your vegetable garden Story by Rachel Williams Gardening is harder than it looks … just when we think we know what we’re doing, our beds are attacked by outside forces. How to prevent ultimate defeat? Rather, how to be at war with nature, when you’re trying to be …

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