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Are You Harvesting Garlic Scapes Wrong?

Are You Harvesting Garlic Scapes Wrong?

As a lover of garlic scapes—the more-delicious alternative to asparagus—I could hardly believe it when I read today's piece, Scaping Lessons, and learned there are people on this planet that  
The Joy of a Minimalist Garden

The Joy of a Minimalist Garden

Is a minimalist garden in your cards? It should be! Minimalism is one of those things we all strive for, but so few of us achieve. My minimalism goes in  
A Gardening Poem About Summer

A Gardening Poem About Summer

It could just be that Summer is a coveted time of year for those of us who live in lands of four seasons, but I totally relate to today's gardening  
A Habanada Pepper Gone Wrong

A Habanada Pepper Gone Wrong

Some of my favorite stories from GreenPrints are between two partners in the garden, and some grand argument. Why is that? I'm not sure, but it always starts with one  
The Greatest Tomato Fight of All Time

The Greatest Tomato Fight of All Time

Did you know that a festival in Buñol, Spain, called La Tomatina is one big tomato fight, meant entirely for the fun and joy of throwing tomatoes at one another?  
The Best Strawberry-Picking Job

The Best Strawberry-Picking Job

Strawberries are one of my favorite fruits to grow. Even though I live in the Northeast, they're one of the few perennial plants that survive over winter and one of  
Improve Gut Health By Gardening?

Improve Gut Health By Gardening?

Have you ever felt like you're carrying around extra weight, that you just can't shake?  Well, it could be because we're all carrying around up to three, yes, three pounds of  
Gardening Humor for “Real” Gardeners

Gardening Humor for “Real” Gardeners

Do you remember when you were a young budding gardener, and you thought, "one day I'll be like those other gardeners, with their perfectly pruned tomatoes, their pollinator gardens, and