How to get rid of weeds without harming the environment.
Edible weeds like purslane are the new super foods.
Truman Capote famously told friends that the very wealthy eat better vegetables.
This Monday, July 7, 2014 photo shows a zucchini flower in New Paltz, New York. Zucchini, picked before the flower has been shed, is young and tender and can be eaten flower and all. (AP Photo/Lee Reich)
New gardeners are increasingly turning to pros to get a good start.
Tortolita Middle School has new aquaponic program.
A new urban garden will take root downtown this September.
Glenda Bavier, a master gardner, checks wine grape plants at the Pima County Cooperative Extension.
Time is running out to apply for the next Pima County Cooperative Extension master gardeners class.
A wild lilac bush in the Santa Rita Experimental Range.
Plant observer Patricia A. Pearson was so impressed by the life of a wild lilac bush growing in the Santa Rita Mountains that she bought one for her Sahuarita yard.
Whole Foods Market, located at 5555 E. River Road is having a fun, educational gardening event for kids at 9 a.m. Saturday. Best of all, it's free.
A good way to save money is to grow your own food. You can also make a few extra dollars by selling extra produce from your garden.
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Green leaves indicate that this tomato plant is thriving. Tomato plants can yield two harvests a year in Southern Arizona: the first around May and the second when the temperatures fall in autumn.
This tomato plant is brown and could be pulled because it might not survive the heat. Iylea Olson decided to leave it in the ground - it might make it until cooler temperatures arrive.
The yellow strands on the leaf show this tomato plant is stressed. Once the temperatures drop in the fall, it and healthy tomato plants may bounce back and provide more fruit.
Even if your tomato plant looks droopy, leggy and flowerless, you might want to hang on to it for a little while longer for a fall crop.
Tohono Chul Park offers summer-planting specimens at its Monsoon Madness sale Friday and Saturday.