Summer Care Tips for Your Outdoor Herb Garden

Dan This Land of Ours

Summer care tips for your herb garden. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. When growing herbs in the summer time, and growing them outdoors, they will require a little extra care. Many herbs have drastically different needs and requirements – especially when it comes to temperature. When a heatwave is eminent, pay close attention to your watering schedule. …


Growing a Unique Edible Grass with a Sharp, Peppery Flavor

Dan Nursery Crops, Specialty Crops, This Land of Ours

Growing a unique edible grass with a sharp, peppery flavor. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Peppergrass is a common plant; you might have it growing on your property without knowing it! It’s often treated as a weed because it grows and spreads rapidly. Peppergrass, also known as least pepperwort or Virginia pepperweed, is part of the mustard …


Picking the Right Perennials for Long-Lasting Blooming Power

Dan Nursery Crops, This Land of Ours

Picking the right perennials for long-lasting blooming power.  That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Everyone wants to enjoy beautiful blooms in the garden as long as possible. So it’s best to choose the right plants that will give the longest-lasting blooming flowers for years to come. The flowers of ‘Irish Eyes’ gloriosa daisy are yellow with green centers, …


Growing Better Broccoli May Involve Trial and Error

Dan Field Crops, This Land of Ours

Cathy Isom fills you in during todays This Land of Ours program how to grow better broccoli. Learning how to grow broccoli usually involves some trial and error.  Most gardeners spend several seasons learning how to grow it.  This is because garden broccoli has more precise cultural requirements compared to other vegetables. On every level – timing, soil fertility, spacing, …

How to Encourage More Ladybugs into Your Garden

Dan This Land of Ours

Todays This Land of Ours program has Cathy Isom letting you know how to encourage more Ladybugs into your garden. Ladybugs can be your garden’s best friend, because these beautiful creatures with jazzy wing markings love to eat pests! Such as aphids, for example, which are known to destroy many plants and flowers. It’s tempting to panic at the first …