Raymond Schoenwandt

Grow For It! start a vegetable garden

“The trouble with gardening is that it does not remain an avocation. It becomes an obsession.” — Phyllis McGinley “Your first job is to prepare the soil. The best tool for this is your neighbor’s garden tiller. If he does not own a garden tiller, suggest he buy one.” — Dave Barry This article is for […]

Grow For It!: Why does my fruit tree have no fruit?

“Give me juicy autumnal fruit, ripe and fresh from the orchard.” — Walt Whitman How many times have you or someone you know planted a fruit tree in anticipation of harvesting fresh fruit, only to be disappointed when the tree fails to produce? Unfortunately, this is a common and frustrating problem for many backyard fruit […]

Grow For It! What’s wrong with my plant?

Many plant a garden in the hopes that it will provide an abundance of flowers, vegetables and fruits for enjoyment or consumption. Most of the time we are successful in this endeavor, but sometimes something goes wrong. Often people will try to fix the problem without any understanding of what is wrong with the plant. […]

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