Fall Articles

We finally got a killing frost in mid-October, almost a month later than usual, giving us a good... read more
Fall is traditionally the time to plant garlic in many regions. Just like onions and other plants... read more
Among only a few native North American fruits cultivated commercially in the modern era,... read more
Why do autumn leaves change color? What type of trees—and weather—produce the most vivid fall... read more
Foliage season is a mixed blessing. I have one eye on the gorgeous spectacle of changing colors and... read more
Like you, I’m harvesting vegetables and fruits from my garden and preparing them for storage.  I... read more
After Labor Day, I can feel and see the slowing of photosynthesis as plants wind down their season... read more
Outdoor gardening has ended for most of us north of an imaginary line drawn from Los Angeles... read more
If you garden in an area not affected by drought, you may wonder why I’m obsessing.  #1: High... read more
It’s easy to tell if certain fruits, vegetables and herbs are ready for harvest; others require a... read more