Growing Tomatoes Doesn’t Have to be Heartbreaking

By Pat Naughton   “Only two things that money can’t buy, that’s true love and homegrown tomatoes”, wrote John Denver in the song Home Grown Tomatoes.  Growing tomatoes can be a challenge in Brunswick County with the heat and drought conditions.  With a few steps and daily monitoring, you can … Read More

Growing Potatoes in a Container

By Pat Naughton  Shamrocks are commonly associated with St. Patrick’s Day. There is another plant with more impact on the Irish people than St. Patrick’s shamrock, potatoes.  The potato blight which began in 1845 resulted in the death of one million people and two million people emigrating.  For many Irish-Americans … Read More