• This Hoe Is an Upgraded Classic

    This Hoe Is an Upgraded Classic

    You’ve got to be impressed when a classic tool is reinvented. This collinear hoe ­designed by Eliot Coleman has become my go-to tool for the vegetable garden. I use mine…

  • Nejiri Gama Hand Hoe

    Remove Shallow Weeds Quickly With This Hand Hoe

    I’ve worked with other professional gardeners for over twenty-five years, and a tool that continues to be a popular part of our weeding arsenal is the Nejiri Gama hand hoe.…

  • speedweeder

    To Weed Your Garden Faster, Try This Simple Tool

    Born in the UK, the Speedweeder is a surprisingly handy tool. It doesn’t look like much, but it is surprisingly versatile. The simple shape of the heavy-duty wire hook with…

  • Design

    Northern California May Garden To-Do List

    What to do in the ornamental garden Go on pest patrol. By regularly inspecting your rose bushes for pests and diseases and eliminating problems early on, you'll enjoy strong, healthy…

  • Article

    Weeds: The Gardener’s Never-Ending Task

    We have had lots of rain here in my Maryland, zone 7 garden. And with the rain, the weeds and grass have grown in leaps and bounds--way bigger than all…

  • How-To

    Six Tips for Effective Weed Control

    Proven methods for controlling weeds in your garden

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Getting the Most from Your Midsummer Veggie Garden

    Whether you are new to vegetable gardening or a seasoned veteran, you'll find useful growing tips in the articles and videos highlighted here. For more timely gardening information and...

  • Kitchen Gardening

    The Unsung Weeding Tool

    One of the most effective weeding tools I've discovered isn't for the garden at all... it's for carving wood or chipping paint!