The Tomato Report

As I reported last week, I'm trying out some grafted tomatoes that Log House Plants sent me. I've got a grafted and non-grafted Big Beef planted right next to each other (along ...

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The Drunken Botanist Goes to Manhattan…

…and Buffalo.  And Brooklyn.  See you there?  As always, please check with the venue before heading out to confirm details.  Also, there are lots more events coming up around the country–go here ...

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The Organic Egg Scorecard

  This winter, I bought two dozen eggs.  I'm generally content to just do without as my hens go through their winter moult, but there were a couple of times when I ...

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Most Likely To Be Pilfered

Scene of the crime: small heads growing back When my mother heads back to New Jersey after visiting me in upstate New York, she generally gets up very early. She’s 81, but ...

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More than just seed porn

It’s ironic that by far the largest and most beautiful garden catalogs I receive are for the smallest commodities. And some might find it sad that I never buy any of these ...

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Vegetables Should Taste Good!

The New York Times ran a piece this week about the results of federal legislation mandating healthier school lunches beginning this year. Because of puritanical restrictions on fat and salt, the healthy ...

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