QUESTION: What temperature is the frost point for plants? Is it exactly the freezing point of water -- 32 -- or is it higher or lower than that? When should I be worried when I'm looking at my weather app? - Lafina C ANSWER: Different plants have a different tolerance for … [Read more...]
When should you start planting fall vegetables?
QUESTION: When should you start planting fall vegetables? ANSWER: There’s no straightforward answer to this question. It depends upon your gardening goals, your location, and also requires a little math. But here's how you can figure it out so you plant at the right … [Read more...]
Gardening in November: Common Questions and Answers
by Matt Gibson For the vast majority of gardeners, November marks the end of the growing season. At this point in the year, gardening tasks have slowed to a crawl. Sure, there are probably a few crops left to harvest, and possibly a couple of potted plants that are still on … [Read more...]
Fall Vegetable Gardening Common Questions and Answers
By Matt Gibson Summer might be the best time of year for vegetable gardening, but autumn’s mildly chilly yet sunny environment can reap some great rewards as well. With the help of some expert tips and a bit of extra care and preparation, you can get a ton of great salad … [Read more...]