By Jennifer Poindexter Are you considering practicing succession planting in your vegetable garden? If so, be sure to understand which vegetables are best for this gardening method. Some vegetables aren’t great options for succession planting because they take longer to … [Read more...]
What is succession planting and should I do it?
QUESTION: What is succession planting and should I try it? I heard something about how you get more out of your garden that way, which sounds great. But why do you get more out of it? - Yvonne P GARDENING CHANNEL REPLIES: Succession planting is a way of staggering out your … [Read more...]
Should you succession plant tomatoes?
QUESTION: Should you succession plant tomatoes? Or will it not work well? I'm setting up for spring and I'm planning my garden now. - Ulrica W GARDENING CHANNEL REPLIES: Succession planting tomatoes is a great idea if you’re comfortable working with determinate varieties, want … [Read more...]
Do you need two blueberry bushes to produce fruit?
QUESTION: Do you need two blueberry bushes to produce fruit? Or can you grow them with just one bush and still get some blueberries out of it? I'm not sure if I have room for two bushes, but I guess I could make it work if I had to. - Olivia E GARDENING CHANNEL REPLIES: No, … [Read more...]
Designing a Vegetable Garden for Higher Yields
by Ruth Gulley If you want to grow a vegetable garden this spring, then you also probably want to know how to get the most bang for your buck in your plot. Gardening is hard work, so understanding the most efficient and effective ways to get your plants from seed to food is … [Read more...]