vegetable gardening: Row cover, using it to extend the growing season. - 12/05/12 10:32 AM
Row covers, Using them to extend the growing season.
Row Covers, Using it to extend the growing season. I find so many gardeners that assume that vegetable gardening is mostly for the summer. About 30 years ago, I discovered row covers. Am I really that old?
In the Pacific Northwest Coastal region I first used them to help my hot weather plants get a jump on the growing season. I planted tomatoes and peppers under row covers and it protected them from the cool nights. A good row covering will protect usually at least three degrees. If you double the thickness … (3 comments)

vegetable gardening: Where to buy and how to use organic fertilizers when living in Lexington, Kentucky - 04/29/12 11:01 AM
Where to Buy Organic Fertilizers
The place to get the best value is New Earth Garden Center in Louisville.  You can buy 50 pound bags of nutrients and they will ship them to you, or of course you can drive to Louisville and pick them up.  With the cost of gas right now I doubt you will save much driving.
Staking the tomatoes keep the garden neater and they ripen sooner.  
If you are on a limited budget and want just enough organic nutrients for this year then I would go to Lowes.  This is the first year I have seen Lowes with … (0 comments)

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