-Chris Amaya- Missed your opportunity for a bountiful summer harvest? Well don’t beet yourself up, because that’s exactly what we plan to do for you, with this Fall Planting Guide. Generally, I save most of my root crops (such as beets) as well as the entire short-season brassica family of vegetables for fall planting, as cooler days and nights pave the way for dense cabbage heads and perfect broccoli formation. Not to mention the fact that avoiding the summer heat and major pests like … [Read more...] about Never Too Late To Garden!
Greenhouse Gardener's Companion by Shane Smith The cover image of "Greenhouse Gardener's Companion" embraces the onlooker with a hearth-like image of growing splendor. It suggests a world where fruits and flowers grow with uninhibited freedom, away from the shackles of the moody climate that lurks just beyond the door. The book's author, Shane Smith, is the guru of the greenhouse and is also the founder and director of the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Furthermore, Smith's … [Read more...] about From Books to Grow on Page: Greenhouse Gardener’s Companion
Winter,for the passionate grower, summon images of frost riddled corpses of precious summer plants. It is usually a time for rebirth, a chance to revamp the errors of growing season's past, and think for long periods of time on how to create a better garden. However, there are wild eyed enthusiasts who never stop despite the season. The growing addiction is so profound that they refuse to bow to the chill. As crazy as it sounds, wisdom lurks in year round growing. A satisfaction evolves … [Read more...] about My Season Extension is Longer than Yours