What’s In Your Kit? First Aid for Gardeners

Urban farming may not be the most hazardous of jobs, but we do have minor injuries now and then. Cuts, stings, scrapes, burns and bites (not to mention aching muscles) are all part of the package when doing manual labor outside, so it’s good to be prepared.

Troubleshooting: Squash Vine Borers

Last summer my squash plants died a slow and painful death. After months of tilling, sowing, watering, composting, and lovingly tending to the plants, we were only able to harvest one sad little squash before the plants died.