April 20, 2011

Uncommon Produce for the Garden

Each spring gardeners plan out their vegetable gardens with tomatoes, onions, and peppers predominating. There is good reason for that; few other crops are as useful and versatile in the kitchen. However, if you are looking to add some diversity to your vegetable garden this year, here are five less common choices that are very easy to grow in your garden. Plus, each of these crops can be planted now.

Have you seen this stink bug?

The brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB), an invasive insect,  is major plant pest as well as a household pest.  Brown marmorated stink bugs feed on a wide variety of fruits, vegetables, fie