Issue 40 of The Dirt on Organic Gardening Magazine

Issue 40 of The Dirt is here!

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!

Issue 40 of The Dirt on Organic Gardening Magazine

Contents

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
Spittle bugs

JUST ASK LEE  by Lee O’Hara
Summer beans

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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