Articles by Heather Lacey:

  1. Roasted Cauliflower

    Cauliflower is in season, and whether you pick a head from your garden or buy it locally, roasting cauliflower is a great way to...
  2. Growing Radishes

    Radishes are a colorful and flavorful addition to salads, soups and salsas. Their crisp, spicy bite gives them a taste all their...
  3. Vegetable Stock Recipe

    I don't think my cauliflower is going to blossom before winter comes on. It's sad to look out at the garden and see the healthy...
  4. Live Christmas Trees

    A live Christmas tree is a beautiful symbol of the life and joy of the holiday season. This year, consider bringing home a live tree
  5. Composting: The No List

    Sure, almost everything you would throw in the trash can be composted, but there are items that you should never add to compost ....
  6. What Can I Compost?

    If food and yard waste are the only additions to your compost bin , you're really missing out! You might be surprised to find that...
  7. Raised Bed Gardens

    Raised bed gardens put you, the gardener, in control! If the soil in your yard is unworkable, despite the fertilizers and...
  8. Growing Leaf Lettuce

    Leaf lettuce is a fast-growing vegetable ideal for year-round container gardening. Seeds sprout quickly, usually within a couple...
  9. Beneficial Insects

    Gardens are tiny ecosystems, providing shelter and food for a variety of plants, insects and animals. Organic gardeners recognize...
  10. Start Composting!

    Composting provides so many benefits for the gardener and the environment.  A subtle change to how you dispose of organic...
  11. Ants in the Garden

    A vegetable garden can attract a host of insects that you wouldn't want in your home, and it can be difficult to weed out the...
  12. Tomato Pruning Tips

    To prune or not to prune—that always seems to be a question for tomato growers. While pruning is not a necessity, it can increase...