How to protect your vegetable crops and garden from pests and diseases. Tracking pest populations this growing season can help you get ahead of the life cycle of insects next year. For more info go to http://www.bkfarmyards.com/pestfree
Now… if you experienced a surge of 5-10 feet of water, your garden is probably the least of your concerns right now. For those of you who experienced lighter flooding, this video may help you begin to strategize next steps. It doesn’t solve all your problems. I’d have to visit your site to give you tailored advice for how to move forward. But I couldn’t sit back and feel powerless, so I wanted to at least share a couple of thoughts, because your vegetable and herb garden is important! Share your stories below to help others. What are you doing about flooding or potential flooding?
There are dozens of ways to prepare your planting bed for an abundant vegetable harvest. I happened to find a garden bed with decent soil and decided to fix it up for the season. I added 3 amendments and grew a ton of vegetables in 40 days.
Can you create a closed loop and turn all the organic matter in your area into precious compost for your garden? How much do you need each year to improve soil fertility and how big does your compost bin need to be to support your garden activities. Spoiler Alert: for every 100 square feet of garden, you need 2 washing machine sized piles of organic matter to compost.
Brief intro of water holding capacity & soil texture from a community garden in San Diego. PLUS: Additional soil texture resource: http://www.ext.colostate.edu/mg/Garde… GARDEN INFO: Cabrillo Community Garden Plots are available for rent: 619-212-9778 or [email protected]
This is a garden hack for conserving water while growing food in beach sand. It’s essentially a form of container gardening.