Growing Spinach

Growing Spinach Soil Spinach prefers a well draining soil with a neutral pH and won’t be happy in a pH lower than 6.0. Because it is such a fast grower, it is also a heavy feeder. A fertilizer high in nitrogen, the first number on the fertilizer package, will help...

Growing Peppers

Cal Wonder Bell Buran Bell Sweet Banana Hatch Chile Start seeds indoors 8-10 weeks before last frost. (usually mid Jan. in zone 9) see How to start seeds Germination temperature: 80-85 degrees 6-21 days to germinate (moisture & temperature could effect germination...

Growing Lettuce

 Growing Lettuce Lolla Rossa Lettuce Webbs Wonderful Rossa di Trento Romaine   Germination Notes Lettuce fails to germinate at temperatures above 80 degrees. To grow lettuce during hot weather, start indoors at 70-75 degrees for good germination. Grow...

Growing Cucumbers

Growing Cucumbers Suyo Long Cucumber Highly productive! trellised cukes Creamy Cucumber Salad pickle size pickles Direct seed or start indoors 3 weeks before last frost. Germination temperature 75-85 degrees. Sow ½”-1” deep. Space 36” on ground (not recommended),...

Growing Tomatoes

Home Shop Seeds arugula beans & peas broccoli & kale cabbage carrots corn eggplant cucumbers herbs sweet peppers hot peppers lettuce okra onions turnips radish Swiss chard squash tomato flowers melon seed packages Starter Plants GT Stackable Pots Garden...
Growing Potatoes

Growing Potatoes

You can order seed potato pieces from an online catalog, but i use store bought organic potatoes and they do just fine. This is what I do.  If I can find some potatoes that are already growing sprouts I will buy those.  But if not I buy whatever kind of...

Growing Ginger

Type- yellow common ginger Ginger loves: sheltered spot from wind, filtered sunlight or indirect, warm weather, humidity and rich moist soil. Doesn’t like:  frost, direct sun, strong winds, soggy wet soil. When to plant:  Plant rhizome pieces (part with...
Growing Sweet Potatoes

Growing Sweet Potatoes

Growing Sweet potatoes Planting & Growing from Slips. Sweet potato grown from slips generally need at least 4 months of frost-free growing. I grow and sell Georgia Jets which is an early variety need about 90-120 days from transplanted slips until the full size...