By reader/listener request, we’ve pulled together all of our beet-growing resources for easy reference!
Summer crops are wrapping up, and our Fall gardens are full of short and half season plantings to round out the year. In addition to questions about powdery mildew and growing the best beets, we're also thinking ahead to fruit tree pruning and soil amendments.
This episode includes a round-up of crops that mature in 40 days or less. We picked 40 days because there are very few crops that can mature in fewer than this many days, but it is still a short enough period (just over a month) that it is easy to plan for and execute even in the waning days of the summer. Consider this your last call for planting and get out there and sow some seeds!
In this episode we're covering Q+A from some of the listeners in the Slack group.
This week my new co-host, Kellie Phelan, and I will be talking about how to identify and prevent leaf miner damage.
If properly managed, storage crops can last through the entire winter and even into the following spring, allowing you to eat from your garden even when you don't feel like going outside in the cold to pick salad greens. Below are the very basic rules for storage of a few different common storage crops, check out our book for more in depth information...