Barbara Pleasant

Barbara Pleasant

www.barbarapleasant.com
Floyd, Virginia / I garden, cook and write in the mountains of Southwest Virginia. I'm one of the gardening voices at Mother Earth News, I blog at GrowVeg.com, and I'm always try
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A selection of fruits and herbs for making infused waters

One of the best ways to increase the overall value of your garden is to grow plants used to make good things to drink. Making tasty infused waters with herbs, berries and veggies may be your newest reason to grow a garden.

A selection of fruits and herbs for making infused waters

One of the best ways to increase the overall value of your garden is to grow plants used to make good things to drink. Making tasty infused waters with herbs, berries and veggies may be your newest reason to grow a garden.

Make tasty infused waters from herbs and frozen fruits

One of the best ways to increase the overall value of your garden is to grow plants used to make good things to drink. Making tasty infused waters with herbs, berries and veggies may be your newest reason to grow a garden.

Back when I was a new gardener, I would rush to plant cool-season veggies as soon as it felt like spring outside, mostly because all the books said I could plant peas, potatoes, onions and cabbage

Use low tunnels to keep your fall garden going into winter.

Back when I was a new gardener, I would rush to plant cool-season veggies as soon as it felt like spring outside, mostly because all the books said I could plant peas, potatoes, onions and cabbage

Tips for restarting your garden for fall

Now that I& harvested my garlic, onions, and potatoes, there is plenty of open space for new plantings. If this sounds familiar, it& time to restart your garden with vegetables that grow well during the odd summer-to-autumn season.

Restart your garden for fall

Now that I& harvested my garlic, onions, and potatoes, there is plenty of open space for new plantings. If this sounds familiar, it& time to restart your garden with vegetables that grow well during the odd summer-to-autumn season.

Squash bugs and squash vine borers, oh my!

Appearing out of nowhere in early summer, the two worst squash pests in North America are squash bugs and squash vine borers. Barbara Pleasant shares her experiences of the best ways to control these pests.

Squash bugs and squash vine borers, oh my!

Appearing out of nowhere in early summer, the two worst squash pests in North America are squash bugs and squash vine borers. Barbara Pleasant shares her experiences of the best ways to control these pests.