Monthly Archives: April 2012

Managing Squash Bugs

It’s planting time in most parts of the country, and many of you are growing squash in your landscape. This week, Ros received a reader question about dealing with those nasty squash bugs. Read on for more information… Q: (…) how do you keep the squash bugs away. I have them every year with no…

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Making Edible Gardens Look Beautiful Year-Round

Recently, Ros received a question from a reader regarding making edible gardens look beautiful year-round. Read on to learn more about Ros’ tips for extending beauty through fall and winter. Q: I have been growing vegetables in my 125 sq ft back yard for several years. The challenge has been making it look beautiful in…

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Edible Plants as Ornamentals

Often, our own preconceptions about growing edibles limits our ability to do so. And the number one offender is the belief that vegetables need to be grown separately from purely ornamental plants. While it is true that some gardeners have their vegetables in different beds and containers, there really is no reason for the division….

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