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Jenna Rich

Jenna is a former Chicago business professional turned organic farmer with over 5 years of experience organically growing vegetables, herbs and cut flowers. She has grown for farmers markets, CSA, and several local restaurants in zone 5a. She co-owns and runs Partners’ Gardens LLC, a small-scale, no-till market garden in New Hampshire.

Close-up of beefsteak heirloom tomatoes in the garden representing large, meaty fruits of bright red color, with slightly flattened, ribbed shapes and are accompanied by dark green, serrated leaves.

Vegetables

How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Heirloom Tomatoes

Wondering what all the fuss is about heirloom tomatoes? There’s something special about their flavor, distinct shapes, and colors, but there’s also a history that doesn’t compare to hybrids on the market. In this article, organic farmer Jenna Rich shares why heirloom tomatoes have sentimental value to families across the globe and how best to plant, grow, and care for them.

A close-up of crimson clover plants reveals vibrant red flowers, each with delicate white streaks, while the leaves showcase a lush green hue with distinct three-lobed structures.

Gardening Tips

13 Best Plants for Green Mulch

Green mulching is a way to support your soil health, local wildlife, and pollinators and beautify your garden. Join organic farmer Jenna Rich as she discusses 13 great plants to use as green mulch.

Vibrant orange cosmos bloom, slender stems swaying gracefully in the breeze, offering a striking contrast against the verdant backdrop of lush foliage in the garden.

Flowers

Why Aren’t My Cosmos Blooming?

Cosmos flowers are easy-to-grow, bright, and cheerful annual flowers, but they need a few requirements to keep blooming all season long. Join organic farmer Jenna Rich for issues that might be causing your cosmos to fail and how to avoid them this season.

Assorted leafy greens arranged neatly, illuminated by the sun's warm rays, creating a vibrant display of colors and textures in a garden.

Vegetables

9 Vegetable Garden Mistakes to Avoid This Year

It’s veggie season, and you’re ready to start gardening. But are you? It’s easy to get so excited about our gardens that we forget the basics. We’re here for you! Join organic farmer Jenna Rich as she discusses 9 basic vegetable mistakes you can avoid this year by following a checklist, properly preparing, and knowing your limits.