Posts Tagged ‘squash’

The Battle of the Garden Weeds

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If you are a new gardener or an experienced one, you’re aware of the great battle of the grass and garden weeds vs. you. The battle is real and here is how we’re dealing with it.   

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5 Tips For Dealing With Volunteer Plants

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I didn’t pull my volunteer plants this year. Don’t be shocked. I admit I have a problem. Yes, I have a problem pulling any live plant. I know in my head it needs to be done for the overall health of the garden and especially when thinning a crop. I blame my grandfather. He had trouble pulling up live plants too. His reasons were related to what the plant might produce. He lived by the “get it while you can because you don’t know when a crop will fail” experience. To help me with this “problem”, my husband and I came up with 5 guidelines for determining if a plant should be pulled or allowed to live.

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