March 2006

Earthworm Castings

March 7, 2006

Earthworm Castings are the excretions left behind by worms after they finish digesting the organic matter that makes up their diet. The process of creating worm castings is probably the most efficient means of recycling kitchen and yard wastes. Benefits of Worm Castings in the Garden More than just a great plant fertilizer, castings are also […]


2006 PA Garden Expo

March 5, 2006

Another welcome sign of the approach of spring is the arrival of the local gardening shows. Three popular area gardening conferences are the Mid Atlantic Garden Show, the Philadelphia Flower Show, and the Pennsylvania Garden Expo. The Mid Atlantic Garden Show which was held in the Expo Center in York, PA opened on March 2nd and concluded […]


Edible Borage Flowers

March 2, 2006

Borage is a handy little herb that’s right at home in intensive gardens and makes a great companion plant for the backyard gardener. The small blue, edible borage flowers are shaped like stars and borne in clusters that rise up above the plant’s leaves. Edible Borage Flowers in the Kitchen Borage flowers are edible and have a […]