by John Martin
Arugula: If the soil is fairly rich arugula will succeed both spring and fall in succession planting. Direct seed shallowly, eat the babies when thinning to two inches, then mow the larger leaves with scissors down to about an inch as many times as you can.
Kale: Fall [...]
by Tracey Parrish
Each fall homeowners rake up garden leaves, bag them and then put them out for trash collection. However, leaves are a valuable organic resource to be treasured, not sent to the trash. BCG gardeners are making use of leaves in their winter culinary gardens in a number of ways.
Thick layering of leaves is [...]
I have assumed for years that sweet potatoes can only be grown successfully in the south, but wanted to give them a try.
Having read the section on growing sweet potatoes in Ed Smith’s book, “The Vegetable Gardener’s Bible,” I bought a couple of different types of organic sweet potatoes at Vitamin Cottage. One had a [...]