With fires raging here in California, the question keeps coming up: how do I deal with fallen ash in the garden? Does it contaminate the soil? Should I eat the plants? These are all good questions. Let's look at the answers.
A question came in from Paula about tomato blossoms not fruiting. We tackle the question with our favorite TomatoManiac, Scott Daigre.
Our question to Ask Gardenerd this week came from Vincent Basehart about doing a soil test, "Do you recommend soil testing, and if so, can you recommend a kit that is easy to use?"
A question came into Ask Gardenerd that I hear often: "My standard compost bins have been populated with worms - I think red worms?
We received a question about a sad lemon tree this week so it's time to revisit our advice for basic citrus care. The question came from Kim Van Buskirk:
Virendra writes in from India to ask about her compost bin. It's too wet! What can she do to solve the problem? Read to find the answers.
This week's podcast shakes things up a bit. We're answering your questions from Ask Gardenerd about soil prep techniques, and soil biology.
A timely question came in to Ask Gardenerd this week from Catherine: "My garden went gangbusters this year but I noticed...the roots of all plants (4 tomatoes and 2 cucumber…
Lina wrote into Ask Gardenerd this week, "Can you plant broccoli in the same fabric pot where corn and beans were previously planted?"
David D. writes into Ask Gardenerd this week about his pumpkin fruits dropping before the flowers open to pollinate. What's wrong here? Let's explore the so