As you can guess from their name, cabbage worms primarily attack plants in the cabbage family, but are not exclusively cabbage feeders.
Contributing editor Barbara Pleasant explains how night crawlers and other worms can improve the structure of your garden soil, and how to attract them by using piles of compost and mulch.
Raising worms for the compost material they make, vermicomposting, is the easiest indoor pet experience.
Like many things in nature, the catalpa tree and worm have a special one-on-one relationship.
Learn to deal with cabbage worms through organic methods.
Stan Slaughter discusses a method to produce vermicompost in large quantities yearround.
Three easy ways to compost in small spaces and with little effort.
Our guest blogger is positively enchanted by the convenience, not to mention the benefits, of keeping worms in the garden.
Help us determine if a mixture of coffee grounds and eggshells can protect your cabbages from pest damage.
A traditional fall recipe for the Japanese version of sauerkraut.
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Andrea Chesman, author of Recipes from the Root Cellar, shares one of her favorite winter vegetable recipes.
At the gardens of Southern Exposure Seed Exchange, we're preparing to plant sweet potato slips, hardening off transplants, and enjoying an abundance of spring cabbage. Learn tips and tricks for getting your transplants ready for the great outdoors.
Join us in fighting the threat of GMOs: California's Right to Know (Prop 37) for GMO labeling leads the nation, and the Southern Exposure lawsuit against Monsanto continues to push through the courts. Plus, fall gardening can be easier than summer!
Describes a method of keeping red wiggler worms active and productive outside throughout the winter. Describes a method of sheltering and heating the worms using an active compost pile for heat and clear plastic glazing for shelter.
Ellen Sandbeck, who has nearly a quarter century of experience as the Head Worm Wrangler of Laverme's Worms, writes about how to make and run a homemade vermicomposting bin.
It may be sweltering hot outside, but we're still busily sowing seeds at the Southern Exposure farms! Learn how to plant your bountiful fall and winter garden, with abundant harvests through Thanksgiving and beyond.
Come rejoice in the bounty of heirloom tomatoes - experience the flavors and choose your favorites at tomato tastings throughout the Southeast. Plus, it's time to plant fall alliums - garlic and perennial onions - and fall crops for winter storage!
Sow leafy greens in late summer to reap abundant crops in the fall.
Sauerkraut is an effective and delicious way to store cabbage and add something "fresh" to the winter months
Growing some of the most delicious and sometimes expensive gourmet vegetables doesn't have to be hard. Artichoke, bronze fennel, kohlrabi, leek, and savoy cabbage are among the vegetables that grow well from seed.