Deliberate herb pruning can actually encourage fuller growth and a bigger yield in the long run. In other words: Pick smart now, eat more later. Here's how to harvest a selection of garden staples, including basil, mint, rosemary, tarragon, and more.
If you live in area with rainy Falls and freezing Winters, prevent soil erosion and harm to crops and equipment by winterizing your garden. Here's one Pacific Northwest gardener's checklist for "putting the garden to bed".