All posts created by Rhonda Johansson
09/13/2017 / By Rhonda Johansson

There are few simple pleasures in life as juicy and fulfilling as taking a bite of a freshly-grown tomato. Tomatoes

09/05/2017 / By Rhonda Johansson

In an attempt to tease out the nature vs. nurture conundrum in the development of plants, a team of researchers

07/26/2017 / By Rhonda Johansson

Turmeric is one of the easiest plants to grow. The medicinal root is extremely low-maintenance and produces ample yields which

07/20/2017 / By Rhonda Johansson

A decades-long review of fishing practices concluded that 10 percent of all the fish that are caught worldwide are thrown

05/11/2017 / By Rhonda Johansson

Good news for all local farmers! The latest United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) survey reveals that there are now

05/05/2017 / By Rhonda Johansson

You can easily grow this blue superfood in your home. Yes, you read that right. The highly-touted “happy food” can

04/21/2017 / By Rhonda Johansson

Do you half-jokingly describe yourself as having a “brown thumb”? The evil twin to the green pixies, this description applies

04/20/2017 / By Rhonda Johansson

We’re hitting the middle of Spring! With temperatures rising and your garden soil reaching that “Goldilocks” temperature of not too

04/10/2017 / By Rhonda Johansson

Contrary to popular belief, starting a flower bed from scratch is not that difficult. To be sure, a little planning and

03/26/2017 / By Rhonda Johansson

Good news for the lazy cook: you can, and should, stop peeling your fruits and vegetables. Nutritionists and dieticians say that