Book Review: Edible Gardening for the Midwest

During our series on vegetable gardening, we suggested several books that are good choices for beginning vegetable gardeners. Edible Gardening for the Midwest is another solid option, if you are looking for a book to give you are good start on setting up and tending a vegetable garden. Published by Lone Pine Publishing of Edmonton,…

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How to Ripen Green Tomatoes

Frying, hanging, being wrapped in newspaper and stuffed in a box — life isn’t easy for a green tomato. For many northern gardeners, this year’s combination of uneven spring temperatures and a hot July that caused blossoms to drop has led to a bumper crop of green tomatoes. Of course, you can cover tomatoes during…

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New Issue of Northern Gardener Available

The September/October issue of Northern Gardener should be on newsstands now, and it’s a great issue. We had many people at the Minnesota State Fair comment on how enticing the magazine looked. The beautiful shot of a tomato on the cover is from an article on Three Cedar Farm, the lush garden shared by Ted…

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