The Best Vegetables for Container Gardening

The Best Vegetables for Container Gardening

The best vegetables for container gardening are those that do not take up much space. These plants won’t up much space but will yield plenty of fresh produce. When I first got married, my husband and I moved into a tiny apartment in my in-law’s 

Springtime in Bloom: Redbuds and Crabapples

Springtime in Bloom: Redbuds and Crabapples

Redbuds and crabapples are features of spring in Virginia. It’s been raining ever since I planted the peas, lettuce, beets, onions and broccoli raab on Sunday – yay! The constant moisture will not only keep the cats out of the raised vegetable garden beds, it 

Pollinating Insects, Moths and Butterflies

Pollinating Insects, Moths and Butterflies

Pollinating insects are our friends, the so-called “good” bugs in the garden. Many plants rely upon these creatures to help them reproduce.