Pick ugly tomatoes early (half color) and ripen inside to avoid cracks and spots that rot.
Now is the time to plant crops like lettuce, beets and carrots for fall harvest.
Scrub carrots, don’t peel them before eating.
Order and plant autumn crocus now.
Dig potatoes as soon as leafy stems have died.
Allow blueberries to develop their full flavor before harvesting.
Harvest culinary herbs in the morning after the dew has dried.
Vegetable gardening and cooking go hand-in-hand.
Attract pollinators with showy flowers as well as a variety of shapes, sizes and colors.
Peonies grow best in morning sun and afternoon shade.