In Issue 40 of The Dirt on Organic Gardening Magazine, learn ways to defend against summer heat; when to harvest garlic, and how to make sure your homegrown watermelon is perfectly ripe. Go on a hornworm hunt and put your chickens to work in the garden!
All of this and more in Issue 40 of The Dirt!
EDITORIAL A heartfelt thank you (tribute to Lee O’Hara)
GET YOUR HANDS DIRTY by CaliKim
Is your garlic ready?
GARDEN PLOT by Michelle Shipton Cook
What to do when hot is too hot
FEATURE Rhubarb: a vegetable that thinks it’s a fruit
GARDEN GRIST by Yvonne Savio
The bane of the summer gardener
FEATURE by S.E. Filomeo
Is it ripe yet?
(all about watermelons)
FOWL PLAY by Lady Human
Lazy composting with chickens
THE INSECT INVESTIGATOR by Nadia Ruffin
JUST ASK LEE by Lee O’Hara
THE BUZZ by Pat Anderson
How bees beat the heat
THE TRUTH ABOUT FOOD by Lauren Hollander
The case against avocados
FROM THE GUT by Linda Tourjé
Eat your veggies!
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