It’s time to get your fall vegetables in the ground – or into raised beds or just great big pots, which are what I use.
Agricultural agent Wesley Kline, with the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cumberland County, says too much rain in the spring and early summer is to blame for delaying outdoor tomato harvest by a week or two.
Seed packets are so small and light it’s easy to get carried away; but if you’re looking to plant some this spring, remember, you don’t need very many.
As you clean out your garden – stuff the plant tags into separate pockets – winners and losers. Then, come spring, you can use the tags as reminders for what worked, and what didn’t, so you don’t make the same mistakes again.
You don’t have to rototill half your yard and plant rows and rows of vegetables – or grow no food at all. There is a happy, tasty medium!
by KYW’s Phran Novelli Well, look at that — baby watermelons! It’s amazing what you can grow in a tiny backyard garden. These are all the more surprising since they’re growing in less than full […]