Barbara Damrosch

Damrosch is a freelance writer and the author of “The Garden Primer.”

Latest by Barbara Damrosch

The organic-vs.-chemical can of worms

The organic-vs.-chemical can of worms

Barbara Damrosch’s case for organic food and a level playing field.

The virtue of lawns and their clippings

The virtue of lawns and their clippings

Gardeners: Don’t decry the lawn, often seen as a useless convention of suburban life. It has its advantages.

Brussels sprouts: They’re best to start in late spring

Brussels sprouts: They’re best to start in late spring

Unlike a kale plant, a Brussels sprout plant must be mature to head up those little round treasures.

Ain’t no cure for these summertime blues

Ain’t no cure for these summertime blues

Learn to love comfrey’s blue flowers, because the plant is almost impossible to kill.