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Q: I have three planting beds where I want all vegetation removed along with old mulch and landscape fabric. I want to replace with new mulch. Should the fabric also be replaced? How can I prevent the weeds from returning? I want the beds as mulched areas...
Tags: Chemical Industry, Lettuce, Tools, Onions, Allentown
Q: This is the second year for my rhubarb plant and it has several blooms (looks like a cauliflower) with the stalks. Is this normal or is it a fungus? —Carole Rohrbach A: The blooms are the flowers of the rhubarb. They usually appear on mature...
Tags: Onions, Tools, Zionsville, Allentown, Agriculture
Q: I've noticed a considerable amount of onion grass in my lawn as well as loads of it in other neighbors' yards. Is it because of the scant snow we had? And what's the best way to eradicate it? —Nick A: Two common weeds are wild onion and wild...
Nothing in the world — not a mother's embrace, not flannel jammies — is as comforting as a warm bowl of thick soup. Nothing. And that's why today just may be the best day in the history of the world, because that's exactly what we're making:...
The Hartford CourantWinter squash deserves a place on the table on so many levels. These hard-skinned vegetables with good keeping qualities cover many varieties: butternut, acorn, carnival, "Sweet Mama" and kabocha, to name a few. Their dark golden or bright orange color is...
Its fall and the season for including winter squash in your menus. Winter squash are easy to prepare and a healthy addition to any meal. Winter squash is a good source of vitamin A, vitamin C, potassium and fiber. Fat free, cholesterol free and sodium...
Lehigh Valley Master GardenersWinter squash and pumpkins do fine through a frost, but they won’t make it through a freeze, so be sure to harvest them before then. Pumpkins are ready to cut from the vine as soon as they turn orange. Bring......
The Dish - Orlando SentinelTo novice cooks, winter squash looks like the produce section bully: a heavy-weight contender that won't yield without a bit of a tussle in the kitchen. But once cooked, the tough exterior reveals a bit of a softy inside. And health experts will tell...
Northern Michigan farmers report this is one of the best seasons on record for locally grown squash and pumpkins. The harvest season generally begins in August and September and lasts into the fall. Squash, which can be served with savory or sweet...
There is a season for everything. And this is the season to finish planting a summer garden. There is still time left to plant summer crops like squash, beans, cucumbers and corn here in coastal Southern California. Otherwise, wait until mid-September...
Daily DishIn his latest California Cook column, Food editor Russ Parsons shares a little secret for making raw kale delicious in salads: Kale is about as unlikely a food star as you can imagine. It's tough and fibrous. Bite a piece......
Lehigh Valley Master GardenersCedar Crest intern Toni writes about acorn squash: There are many varieties of winter squash, but I decided to focus today’s blog on acorn squash because it is one of the most widely available winter squash. First off you may......
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