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.

Tomato Apple Yellow

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AAS 2020 Tomato Winner Apple Yellow

AppThe All-America Selections judges gave a National Award to a tomato called Apple. That’s like naming your dog Kitten (I...

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This shows the blue skin and orange flesh of Pumpkin Blue Prince.
AAS Winner Pumpkin Blue Prince Is Decorative and Delicious

Pumpkin Blue Prince, a 2020 National Winner in All-America Selections’ Edible category, is certainly deserving...

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Macomber turnips
Savoring the Local Macomber Turnip

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

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heads of different varieties of garlic
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 produces seconardy broccoli shoots that emerge from the stem once the main head is removed.
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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