Category Archives: Organic Vegetable

Between the Rows – February Edition

Welcome veggie gardeners! 
It’s time to check out the February VCE Garden Guide for vegetable and herb gardening! Continue reading

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Between the Rows – January Edition

Welcome veggie gardeners! 
It’s time to check out the January VCE Garden Guide for vegetable and herb gardening! Continue reading

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Winter Tool Care

Gardeners usually think of winter as a time for taking stock of the year’s successes and failures and then planning for the upcoming growing season. One important task they should consider before designing new beds or perusing seed catalogs is preparing their gardening tools for off-season storage. Tools that are well cared for will last longer, take less effort to use, cause less damage to plants, and help to prevent the spread of diseases. Continue reading

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The Master Gardeners’ Bookshelf – The Complete Kitchen Garden

The Complete Kitchen Garden:  An Inspired Collection of Garden Designs & 100 Seasonal Recipes, by Ellen Ecker Ogden, is a delightful book that combines vegetable garden design, organic gardening tips, and recipes. Continue reading

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The Square Foot Garden

By Madeleine Faust, Certified Master Gardener A stroll through the Demonstration Gardens of Glencarlyn, Simpson, and Bon Air leads one gently along the curves that define the paths and plantings. The softness and seemingly indeterminate order comfort the eye and … Continue reading

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Five Things You Didn’t Know You Needed to Know About Growing Tomatoes!

Written by the MGNV Organic Vegetable Demonstration Garden Master Gardeners, with special thanks to Debbie Siegel and Tom Laughlin. Five Things About Growing Tomatoes Are you growing tomatoes this year? Here are five things you should know about getting the best tomato … Continue reading

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