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The Best Mulch for Tomato Plants: Red Plastic
I've been growing tomatoes for years. This year, for the first time, I tried a red plastic mulch. For the past few years, I've mulched ..
The Best Hose Nozzle: Ray Padula 8-Pattern Series R Advanced
The folks at Real Simple magazine tested 70 hose attachments, and named the Ray Padula 8-Pattern Series R Advanced Functionality Hose No..
The Best Container Garden: Earthbox
If you're looking for a container to grow vegetables or flowers on your patio or deck, you can't do better than the Earthbox. It's a ma..
The Best Pruners and Loppers: Fiskars PowerGear
When I was a kid, my mom bought the first Fiskars Scissors I'd ever seen. Their orange ergonomic handles were a huge improvement in co..
Fall Planting Bulbs on Sale at Burpee
Those of us in the Northeast have just a few more weeks to plant spring-flowering bulbs. A few hours of bulb planting now will pay off..
The Best Firefly Lights: Firefly Magic
As a kid, I was crazy for fireflies. And I still am. So I was intrigued when I discovered that there are firefly lights that simulate ..
The Best Garden Hose Watering Timer: Orbit
Last week I wrote about the Simple Soaker irrigation system, which I hooked up to an Orbit timer. I chose the Orbit after a fair amount..
The Best Do It Yourself Irrigation System: Simple Soaker
I’ve been planting pine trees and my usual tomato garden at the beach, and decided it was time to investigate an easy hose-faucet-timer ..
The Best Tomato Plants By Mail: Burpee and Chileplants.com
Most years I start tomato plants from seeds (easy when I had a greenhouse in LA, hard now that I have a windowsill in Manhattan), but I ..
Gardens Alive: Organic Fertilizer and Pest Control
I’ve been an organic gardener since grade school. My parents even suffered a big compost pile in our backyard to accommodate my early ..