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Tuesday, March 25, 2014
1. 4 inch soil temperature ; 30.3 degrees F. 2. For optimum growth, all transplants and seeds need to be planted within a certain soil temperature range. Along with your calendar, a soil thermometer will help determine the proper planting time. Planting too early, before the soil has had time to warm up, can lead to seed rot, slowed germination, poor gro...
Monday, March 17, 2014
1. 4 inch soil temp : 30.7 degrees F 2. Garlic is another great accompaniment to flavor various veggies. Did you know garlic is great for you, in itself ? Check out the attached fact sheet on the herb. We will talk about growing garlic later this year. 3. Asparagus harvest will begin soon . Typically around April 15-20. ...
Monday, March 10, 2014
4 inch soil temp: 28.6 degrees F. Tis the season for selecting your summer vegetables . Our love affair with tomatoes has made the choice of what 'love apple' to grow somewhat complicated with all the different lingo. Check out this great article on tomato terminology....
Monday, March 3, 2014
4 inch soil temp: 23 degrees F What plants will I be starting first? Typically, we would see the first plants in a garden include spinach, lettuces and radishes. Consider other direct seeded plants like beets and carrots as well. Leutine, Zeaxanthine, and Caratinoids are all contained in our colorful vegetables . What...