Month: February 2019

Vegetable garden plans for 2019: onions

Onions (Allium cepa) For the first time, in planning my 2019 vegetable garden, I did not order field-grown onion plants from Johnny’s Selected Seeds. I’m growing onions exclusively from seeds this year. Onion plants were easier but cost more. Each bunch of 50-60 plants costs… Continue Reading “Vegetable garden plans for 2019: onions”

Ugly weeds of summer: prostrate knotweed

Prostrate knotweed (Polygonum aviculare) Prostrate knotweed is a summer annual that grows in hard, compacted soil near footpaths and gate entrances. It emerges early for a summer annual, more than a month before crabgrass, a fellow summer ugly, makes its appearance. New sprouts of prostrate… Continue Reading “Ugly weeds of summer: prostrate knotweed”