Traditional Salsa: Canning with Mike Darcy

This summer is already shaping up to be a banner year for many summer vegetable crops. When I talk with […]

Pickled Beans: Canning with Mike Darcy

While I often write about how fortunate we are to be living in an area where we have such a […]

Keeping Plants Happy in the Heat with Mike Darcy

Knowing the weather predictions for the next few days, I was up early this morning to get my plants watered […]

Summer Blooms & Attracting Hummingbirds with Mike Darcy

In my garden, we have many potted plants on our deck and the plants that I select must withstand the […]

Talking Tomatoes with Mike Darcy

Earlier this week, I stopped in the Wilco Canby store to check out their tomato selection. WOW! It is very […]

Memorial Day in the Garden with Mike Darcy

Memorial Day weekend is the time when I like to think that summer is finally here. There are always projects […]

How to Make Jam & Jelly

Creating delicious spreads is as simple as measuring accurately, cooking to the correct temperature and preserving using the boiling water […]

Proper Paint Prep & Cleanup Tips

Step 1: Paint Preparation: Prepare the Work Area If your painting project takes place indoors, remove furniture from the room […]

Traeger: Grilling Tailgating Tips

Be the King of the Parking Lot Tailgating is just as important as the game itself, Traeger makes tailgating easy […]

Hanging Baskets with Mike Darcy

On a recent visit to Wilco, I knew it must be May as the garden center was ablaze with the […]