Because they're easy to grow, tomatoes are the most common backyard garden crop. There are thousands of varieties, including beefsteak, plum, and small-size cherry, grape, and pear tomatoes; all are at their most flavorful in late summer.
Sue Milliken and Kelly Dodson’s passion for plants has taken them around the world and back. At their Port Townsend, Washington, nursery, far reaches farm, they offer an impressive collection of rare species, including the colorful, shade-loving plants showcased on these pages.
The garage and shed are seldom given as much organizational thought as their indoor counterparts. They are also prime spaces to dump items for future sorting. Here's how to keep these areas helpful and streamlined through the seasons.