Monthly Archives: July 2017

Gardenerd’s 1st YouTube Live Thursday!

Tune in today, July 20, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. for Gardenerd’s first YouTube Live broadcast on the Gardenerd YouTube Channel. We’ll be chatting about summer gardening – heat and harvesting. Bring your burning questions, and learn a thing or two. … Continue reading

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Ask Gardenerd: When to Water?

A question came in from Karen at Ask Gardenerd this week: “During these very hot summer days, what’s the best time of day to water my vegetable garden?” Irrigation is key during hot weather in climates where rain is scarce. … Continue reading

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YouTube: Vegetables and Fruits for Bees

The last video in our Plants for Pollinators Series on YouTube is all about vegetables and fruits for bees. A diversity of crop varieties will give bees plenty to forage on during the summer when there is a dearth of … Continue reading

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Tomato Worms, Flies, and Flower Drop – Oh, My!

Several questions came in all at once from David this week. He asks, “How do I get rid of flies that like to hang around in my back yard and bask in the sunlight? Also, why would my tomato plants … Continue reading

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Living With Fibromyalgia: How Gardening Helped Me Get Control

Today’s post is from guest blogger, Maria Cannon. Maria has suffered from depression and anxiety, in addition to fibromyalgia, for years. Her hobbies–gardening, quilting, sewing, and knitting–play a major role in maintaining her mental health. She started Hobbyjr.org to help … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Celebrating Freedom

We garden as an act of freedom. Our founding fathers gardened for sustenance. Whether we grow our own food for survival or to enjoy beauty around us, we are free to do it in our backyards, front yards, parkways (thanks … Continue reading

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Recipe: Baked Parmesan Zucchini for 4th of July

Happy 4th of July! Are you sick of zucchini yet? Here at Gardenerd we strive to find new ways to use zucchini, many of which hide the ubiquitous fruit well. This is not one of those recipes. This one features … Continue reading

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