THE BETTER WAYS TEST GARDEN IN PHOTOS

Above: baby lettuce starts with basil and swiss chard left over from the spring, alpine strawberries, flanked by scarlet runner beans. Beans are one of the big eye catchers on our balcony this summer; as you’ll soon see we can’t get enough of them. Below we’ve captured some of our favorites of the fruits and [...]

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POTATOES HAVE NEEDS!

  Greetings and salutations, you fortunate few who are reading this on this fine St. Valentine’s Day!  It’s been a long, cold winter, but the days are growing longer.  Times are brighter, love is in the air, and there are tingly sensations rising to every surface once again.  You are not the only one who [...]

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BACKYARD POTATO FARMING 101

When picking seed potatoes, for optimizing your yield in the potato towers, choose a late season variety.  These continue to produce tubers off the stem of the plant as it grows, as opposed to just setting one time at the base of the plant. These varieties include Yellow Finn, Red Pontiac and fingerlings.  Potatoes like [...]

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