Tracey Crehan Gerlach

A Return to the Garden

Get inspired by the change of seasons more »

Sep 20, 2010 12:08 PM the beat

DIY Potting Mix

Recipes for homemade, organic soil more »

Sep 13, 2010 12:17 PM the beat

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The Fall Bounty

Or, in which we attempt to grow fall crops more »

Aug 12, 2010 9:48 AM the beat

More Summer Favorites - Thumb

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More Summer Favorites

Recipes for quick eating: grilled potatoes, sage and butter pasta sauce and peperonata in saor more »

Aug 3, 2010 10:57 AM the beat

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Summer Eating – Part I

Fresh from the garden and zip-zip-zip to the plate! more »

Jul 26, 2010 9:11 AM the beat

Shared Backyards

Notes from the experience more »

Jul 20, 2010 11:05 AM the beat


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Latecomers to the Garden Party

Seed-starting possibilities in June. more »

Jun 29, 2010 9:18 AM the beat


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Cool Jam

Freezer jam, actually—easily. more »

Jun 7, 2010 4:49 PM the beat



Killer Tree

Working around the black walnut's toxicity. more »

Jun 4, 2010 12:23 PM the beat 1 Comments


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The Cold Frame, Part IV

It Liveth, and It Giveth more »

May 21, 2010 11:56 AM the beat


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Serene Snippets

UVA's Pavilion Gardens more »

May 14, 2010 5:06 PM the beat


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Children and Gardening

Sow the seeds for your sous gardener. more »

May 6, 2010 5:02 PM the beat


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No Fuss, No Flutter

Planting Potatoes in Straw. more »

Apr 28, 2010 3:17 PM the beat

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A Season Extender

For the Impatient Gardener: Building the Cold Frame more »

Apr 9, 2010 4:01 PM the beat

Share Your Backyard

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Got Some Space? Need Some Space?

Garden space, that is: Share your backyard. more »

Mar 26, 2010 3:15 PM the beat

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Stayin’ Alive

The cold frame experiment, part 2: nurturing seedlings. more »

Mar 19, 2010 2:31 PM the beat 1 Comments

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The Greens Are Always Greener ...

... when you grow them yourself. The cold frame experiment, part 1. more »

Mar 9, 2010 4:12 PM the beat

Hortatory Horticultural How-Tos and More

Good reads for the run-up to spring gardening. more »

Mar 4, 2010 2:57 PM the beat


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... And Dream of Figs

The February antidote. more »

Feb 25, 2010 2:00 PM the beat 1 Comments

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Gardening sans Garden

No space to plant? Plan a container garden. more »

Feb 17, 2010 5:00 PM the beat