rhubarb

10  Deer-Resistant Vegetables and Herbs

10 Deer-Resistant Vegetables and Herbs

When I think of deer-resistant vegetables, it’s usually a cartoon that comes to mind. I can picture little veggies with shields and swords trying to ward off a herd of  
Dealing with Rhubarb Pests

Dealing with Rhubarb Pests

Pests on your rhubarb, left unchecked, can damage and destroy your developing plants. Keeping a close watch on your plants during regular daily inspections will help you spot any pests  
Dealing with Rhubarb Diseases

Dealing with Rhubarb Diseases

Thankfully, rhubarb is one of those plants that is not especially prone to disease. While there are a few diseases that might plague your rhubarb plants, you should be able  
Forcing Rhubarb

Forcing Rhubarb

Rhubarb is traditionally a cool-weather crop, mostly harvested in the spring and sometimes in the fall, depending on the zone in which you live.  
Dividing Rhubarb

Dividing Rhubarb

Each year, as your rhubarb plants grow, they’ll produce the next year’s buds at the outer edges of the crown.  
Preparing Your Rhubarb for Winter

Preparing Your Rhubarb for Winter

Rhubarb needs about 500 hours of temperatures below 40 degrees F in order to enter dormancy to muster its energy to produce new buds in the spring; if you hear