This is the 3rd post in our local gardening mini-series. Previous posts can be found at this link. I’ll reiterate that I’m no expert! I just do a lot of reading about gardens online and I started my own small plot here in Harrisonburg for the first time last year. For this installment in the […]
Now is the perfect time to start seeds indoors for planting once all danger of frost has past, or to start frost-hardy plants outside under protective cover.
Harrisonburg is technically in hardiness zone 6a according to the National Gardening Association, but keep in mind that there are also local microclimates, especially in areas like ours that are so hilly.
Let me start out this series by making a disclaimer: I’m no gardening expert! I used to garden with my dad as a kid, and started my own small backyard veggie garden for the first time last year. I found gardening to be relaxing and rewarding and I’m really looking forward to growing my own […]
With increased popularity of the national Slow Food movement and Virginia’s Buy Fresh Buy Local campaign, many Harrisonburg and area residents are actively finding ways to decrease their own food miles and be more connected to the food they eat. Signs that this movement