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All About Cabbage

Cabbage is a cool season crop - sow seeds indoors 6 weeks before your last hard frost. You can direct sow a crop for fall harvest in mid-summer.

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All About Garlic

Garlic plants require deep, friable, well-drained soil in full sun. Dig plenty of organic matter into the soil before planting.

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All About Carrots

Carrots are an easy to grow cool-season crop. All you need is a bright, sunny location with well-drained soil that is free from stones.

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All About Beets

Beets are a cool season favorite grown for their fleshy, round to oblong roots. Beets can also tolerate hot temperatures too.

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All About Collards

Collards prefer rich, well-drained soil in full sun. In spring sow seed directly in the garden 1/4 to 1/2 inch deep after danger of heavy frost.

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All About Artichokes

Artichokes are best grown in damp weather, with cool summer temperatures and mild winters.

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All About Kale

As winter crops, kale and collards can't be beat. These two members of the cole family are the least problematic and hardiest plants in the wide and varied Brassica tribe.

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All About Cucumbers

No summer garden should be without cucumber plants. They are very easy to grow from seed and are very prolific.

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Gardening Tip of the Day

  • It's a good idea to cut grass shorter in the fall than in the summer.
    Lowering the setting on your mower one or two notches, especially for the last mowing offers two major benefits:
    Shorter grass doesn't mat down during winter rains and snows. Matting can lead to disease and big problems come spring.
    A shorter lawn makes leaf cleanup much easier. On a windy day, many of the leaves may simply blow away!
    When you put the mower away at the end of the season, remember to reset its cutting height to a higher setting.