Latest from Barbara Damrosch

Want to save the planet? Think small.

A columnist signs off with a gentle plea for the microbes.
  • Sep 19, 2017

Slim pickings in this summer’s garden? You can do better next year. Here’s how.

Try cutting a limb, cultivating a new space or building a cold frame.
  • Sep 14, 2017

The stylish way to keep homegrown onions and garlic on hand

These useful ingredients can serve an aesthetic purpose, too.
  • Sep 8, 2017

This popular perennial flower can be turned into a tasty summer snack

Just stuff daylily flowers with cheese and fry them to a golden crisp.
  • Aug 31, 2017

If your weeds are getting wild, first things first: Rescue your crops

The real enemy is time.
  • Aug 24, 2017

Summer’s bounty presents a perfect opportunity for antipasto

Speed things up by using the oven and stovetop simultaneously.
  • Aug 17, 2017

Good gardening practices are the key to flavorful vegetables

Weather, soil and other factors play a role.
  • Aug 10, 2017

This herb tastes like tarragon and adds beauty to your back yard

Don’t be fooled by Mexican mint marigold’s name.
  • Aug 3, 2017

New artichoke variety puts purple on your plate faster

The tasty Colorado Star is the first purple artichoke bred for annual production.
  • Jul 27, 2017

Waiting too long to weed can turn a relaxing task into a trial

Clear the weed patch, and the mind.
  • Jul 20, 2017