Sometimes I talk about planning your crops so you maximize your harvest. Sometimes I talk about how to use garden statistics to double your yield. There’s another angle to this conversation… And it’s all about trust. Trusting that more food will grow if you make space for it… that’s nature reminding us what true abundance means.
If you’re trying to maximize your harvest, it won’t be long until you become obsessed with improving your soil fertility. And if you have a small garden space and/or a short growing season… you may find yourself wondering if you should plant more fall crops or cover crop your garden for spring. Here’s my best trick for doing BOTH. Because fall crops taste the sweetest on those cool mornings AND your soil biology is crying out to be fed each year, too.
Your plants can get an extra boost of energy if you plant your seeds during the right part of the moon’s cycle. PLUS… I have an event going on RIGHT NOW and for the next few days: https://growyourownvegetables.org/gf1/ It’s kind of like an eclipse… only available for a short time. Check it out if you want to find out what 6 tasks to focus on in your garden to get the most of your garden with the least amount of effort.
There’s nothing worse than planting and tending your broccoli or cabbage and then not having the plant reach full maturity. Everyone’s first frost is a different date, and it’s easier than you think to figure out your last planting date for each crop! Here’s one example to show you how…
Timing is everything to maximize your garden harvest. You’ve created a crop plan for the season, a roadmap that tells you what you’re going to plant when. But the peppers are taking forever to grow in and the broccoli is flowering early… what can you do to be prepared for “mis-behaving” crops?
Planning a garden is not just about your first planting, it’s about what else you’re going to plant throughout the season. What’s the #1 reason to plan your entire season in advance? Knowing that key unlocks the power to double and even triple your yield.