Broccoli loves cool weather and should be added to the garden either by seed or transplant anytime from late April to May or late July and August to get either an early summer harvest or fall crop respectively. Plants will thrive in a fertile rich, well-drained soil.
There are plenty of vegetables which can be planted in the early part of spring – even as early as mid-March depending upon what zone you live in.
A recent August harvest of potatoes, cucumbers, squash and beans It’s August and the garden is abundant with tomatoes ripening; beans dangling off their vines and peppers appearing in various shades. It’s been a summer season so far filled with cool wet days and… Continue Reading “Kids are back in school – time to seed the garden for fall!”
It’s difficult to imagine that Labor Day weekend has already come and gone. I have been negligent in writing a monthly blog entry this summer. Once again the busy season whirled by us – selling gardens; installing gardens; going to events; talking to people… Continue Reading “August/September – Where did the summer go?”