Vegetable Growing Guides - Creating the right conditions for vegetables -- rich, healthy soil, plant diversity, and regular watering, weeding, and mulching -- helps to discourage pests and diseases. Use our grow guide to ensure perfect produce all season.
Parisian Carrots, a great little round carrot that is a nineteenth-century French heirloom. It excels in clay or rocky soil where other carrots have problems developing properly. They say it works great for containers.
Martha Stewart Living, March 2002 Homemade, nonchemical spray to keep slugs and aphids away. One peeled onion, two peeled garlic cloves, and one teaspoon cayenne pepper in the jar of a blender. Add three cups of water, and blend until smooth. Let the mixture sit overnight, strain the liquid into a spray bottle, and coat plants generously.