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How a Warm Winter Affects Plants

For the past few years, Long Island has had relatively mild winter weather. While some people enjoy warmer weather in the middle of winter, for plants the fickleness of mother nature can be extremely confusing.  During the cool season of fall, plants begin to enter dormancy. They are, for all intents and purposes, asleep. They… Read more »

When to Harvest Vegetables

We’re just about in the middle of summer and that means that some of your vegetables are ready to harvest while others still have a while to go. But how do you know exactly when harvest time is? First: the time of day. Early in the morning is the best time to harvest vegetables. Vegetables… Read more »