Leeks are a wonderful cold-hardy crop that provide a tasty change from leafy greens and stored roots in the winter. They provide onion-like flavor without pungency and without worries about the plants bolting. By growing appropriate varieties, and transplanting enough, you can provide harvests over several cold months. We plant out in June for fall and winter harvests.
With a little planning, you can harvest fresh, homegrown greens in the coldest season. Ready to learn more? Lettuce begin!
A guiding hand for making more educated gardening decisions.
Borage is a valuable plant for an organic garden. It attracts beneficial insects, boosts compost, and provides food and herbal medicine.
Season extension and year-round vegetable production include gardening in hot weather, when there are some particular challenges to overcome. Some seeds are hard to germinate when the weather is hot. The first tool is information on normal germination temperatures for various crops, and ways to achieve the temperature goals. Other techniques include soaking and pre-sprouting seeds.
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Learn about gorilla grafting and why Bill Whipple thinks that grafting trees can might just save the planet!
In this episode of MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Friends our we will discuss how to maintain optimal wellness by enjoying a garden.