Here's when you need to plant your vegetable seeds Add a week for every zone colder and subtract a week for every zone warmer - “roughly” from the dates given) Starting from a USDA zone 4. One thing I would note is that these dates are not … [Read more...] about When To Plant Vegetable Seeds: A Basic Schedule
We'll ignore the companion planting part of all this - particularly as it's not scientific. In this practical section I'll outline the basics of what you're trying to achieve by combining plants for growth habits and harvest dates. Long and Short … [Read more...] about You Can Get More Vegetables By Combining Them This Way
There are some important things to understand about planting vegetable seeds outdoors. The first is soil-temperature. If soil temperatures are too cold, your seed is going to rot. That's one of the major causes of poor germination - you're … [Read more...] about Two Tips To Ensure Your Vegetable Seeds Thrive
Expected Crop Yields per 100 feet of row This is the commercial level per 100 feet of row but on the home scale with superior fertilizer and a high level of care, you can easily outgrow these numbers. They will however, give you a good … [Read more...] about How Many Vegetables Can I Get From My Garden?
Here are the summary points you have to understand about reducing light levels in the vegetable garden. I add these here because some gardener may be thinking of vegetable gardening in the shade and others will have noticed that growing corn and … [Read more...] about Vegetable Gardening In The Shade