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.
Many invasive weeds have uses as crops themselves. In this post, we'll take a look at how some businesses use some of the most persistent weeds as raw material—and have for years.
Organic vegetable gardening is serious business, but that's no reason not to jazz up your garden with some funky, fun plants. Check out how the author adds spice and color to her vegetable garden.
A new way to grow your own veggies and fruit, and invite your neighbors to help.
These six favorite flowers, including sunflowers and lavender, not only look beautiful and are great for bees – but do much more.
Learn about the recent history of hemp and cannabis.
Transform your milk jug into a watering can.
Inspire a love of gardening in the children in your life by creating a potting shed just for them.
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