Scores of LI tomato growers competed, but first place went to a dentist with a dream.
How to prevent weeds in patio planters; mutant tomato
It's easy to prevent weeds and grass from growing in plant containers. Here's how.
3 Simple recipes using corn
Here's how to make corn on the cob with garlic oil, Parmesan and parsley and more.
3 Simple grilled vegetable recipes
Here's how to make grilled bell pepper caprese and more.
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Come to your senses at LI's sensory gardens
See, hear, touch, smell and even taste your way around these spaces to become more attuned with nature -- and yourself.
3 Simple recipes to make with blueberries
Here's how to make a blueberry-peach crisp and more.
How to attract hummingbirds to your LI garden
Native hummingbirds, which range in size from 3 to 5 inches long and nest in trees, require nectar from specific native plants. Here are some of their favorites.
Here's your calendar of August gardening chores
Here's what you need to do in the garden in August.
3 Simple grilled seafood recipes
How to make citrus grilled tilapia and more.
How to (almost) never weed, water or use pesticides again
From plastic straw bans to reusable shopping bags and increasing concerns about climate change, toxic chemicals in common household products and the shifting of local and national policies, the environment looks to be having a moment.
3 Simple summer salad recipes
How to make chopped salad with seared salmon, and more.