Monthly Archives: August 2016

Preserving Your Harvest

A picture of jarred preserves

There are many ways to preserve your summer harvest and extend your enjoyment of self-grown produce into the fall and winter.  You might regret giving all your produce away come winter when you have a hankering for locally grown produce. By Mara Higdon (This article was first published in The Gateway Gardener September 2015 issue.) There are many ways to

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Rescue and Renovate Your Cool-Season Lawn

a photo of a man fertilizing a lawn

Cool-season lawns need “cool” temperatures at night for them to recover from the high daytime temps. When we don’t get cool nights and rain, the lawns suffer (get diseases & weeds) and they won’t recover until the cool nights return. By Glennon Kraemer (This article first appeared in The Gateway Gardener September 2014 issue) Cool-season lawns need “cool” temperatures at

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