While there are a handful of accepted cover crop plants, the truth is that cover cropping can be achieved with a variety of plant species.
Originally a South American crop, sweet potatoes are a favorite of gardeners all over. Here are some tips for growing the tasty tubers in your plot.
For many growers, fall is the best time to get their garlic cloves in the ground. Here are some important tips to keep in mind when you’re planting garlic.
Harvest crates, trays and bins may not be the first thing a farmer thinks about, but these simple tools make dealing with produce much easier and efficient.
Now that the beds are tilled and irrigation installed, it’s time to establish our zipper beds and choose the right crops for our first-year garden.
In this second installment in a three-part series on establishing a first-year garden, we look at preparing beds and installing an irrigation system.
Getting started with gardening can be intimidating, so we put together some pro gardening tips to help. First up: establishing your first garden beds.
Olympic athletes develop certain tricks to master performances, and similarly we should develop and utilize trick sequences in the garden for growing success.
It’s helpful, when establishing a garden, to think of soil fertility management as three stages, with garden building and long-term maintenance as the final two.
Stage one of soil fertility management is the time to learn about your soil, plan accordingly and amend the growing area with manure and nutrient adjustments.