Just Veggies with Ellen Wells

When you’re raised on a farm, you can’t help but know a thing or two about gardening. Ellen Wells is our expert on edible gardening. She is also Editor-at-large, Green Profit, and Editor, GrowerTalks.

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Savoring the Local Macomber Turnip

Turnips have never been an appealing crop to me, but I have found a variety this fall that I will...

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Garlic Bulbs Get Bigger Each Year

A friend gifted me with a small bag of garlic bulbs to do with as...

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Why Corn Leaves Turn Red

Why do corn leaves turn red? That was my sister’s text to me last week....

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These tomatoes have been hanging on the vine with green skin while the temperatures remained above 85F.
Tomatoes and the Effects of High Temperatures

Hot temperatures can be the culprit if your tomatoes stopped ripening this summer. That is...

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Ratooning to Create a Second Harvest

Ratooning your crops midseason is one way to encourage a second round of growth—and a...

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Hand Pollinating Squash, Zucchini and Cucumber Flowers

Hand pollinating squash or zucchini or cucumbers in order to get a crop might seem...

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Why Small Squash Rot on the Stem

The first small squash and cucumbers that begin to grow on my plants each summer...

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Garlic Bulbs Get Bigger Each Year
Why Corn Leaves Turn Red
These tomatoes have been hanging on the vine with green skin while the temperatures remained above 85F.
Hot Temperatures Stop Tomatoes From Ripening

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