Encouraging leafy herbs, combating squash vine borers and more midsummer gardening tips from a local kitchen gardener.
There are many ways to deck the halls, so why not go “au naturel” and gather some goodies on your next walk through the woods. Shannon Algiere, flower and herb grower at Stone Barns Center, uses spruce, pine, holly and sparkle berry in her Christmas arrangements as well as bittersweet, pine cones and sumac berry florets.
Ilegal, in spite of its distinctively colorful and surreptitious beginnings, is proud to have joined the “farm-to-bar” movement.
Breathe. You didn’t miss the boat, there’s still plenty of time to plant tons of delectable goodies in the garden. OK, maybe not tons, but there are many vegetables that will happily flourish from July onward.