Growing cool weather greens is a great way to maximize the short Minnesota growing season and enjoy fresh produce sooner. Many leafy greens prefer cooler weather, so late April to mid May is a great time to plant them.
Cool weather greens like lettuce and spinach can be interplanted with warm season crops. As … Continue Reading ››
Root crops that like to grow in cool weather should be planted as soon as the soil is workable in spring. Planting in late April to early May is perfect. Growing cool weather crops helps gardeners maximize the short Minnesota growing season and enjoy fresh produce sooner. After quick turn crops like radishes … Continue Reading ››
We gardeners know that seed starting is an extremely satisfying endeavor! Watching your food grow from seed to sprout to snack creates a sense of true connection to your garden.
If you’ve never started seeds before, don’t stress, just start small! Pick a few plants you’d like to try, like … Continue Reading ››
The soil we walk on every day is amazing stuff. With a little help from us once in a while, it can become magic soil.
What else can you walk on, drive over, … Continue Reading ››
Gardening is America’s most popular hobby, and is likely to maintain this status for reasons that reach far into the origins and ancient past of humankind. I believe that the deep satisfactions we experience when creating beautiful gardens are … Continue Reading ››