Greg and special guest, Pieter from Seminis (a company that develops, grows, and markets vegetable seeds for the home gardener) do a deep dive into the seeds you should be growing this season! Discussing heirlooms and hybrids, the difference in parthenocarpic, monoecious and gynoecious varieties, pests in tomatoes, best practices for starting seedless watermelon varieties,
With the immense diversity in the world of beans, doing the research into the particular variety you are interested in and knowing its specific traits will you help you grow beans with ease. One thing you will come to learn is that beans come in all shapes, sizes, and colors so knowing how to classify these delicious garden treats will come in handy when choosing your variety.
We’ve all struggled to grow watermelon at some point. Many of you may not even want to try and grow watermelons because of all the stories of struggle but we are here to tell you…it’s easy! With the right tools and knowledge, we will have you growing watermelons successfully! Types of Watermelon Seedless: Seedless watermelons
Small space gardening is growing in popularity and is becoming more of a necessity in these trying times. What can you grow in raised beds? What can you grow in containers? Tonight, Greg and special guest, Tracy with Sakata Seeds go over the Best vegetables you can and should grow in your raised beds and
Here in South Georgia and most of the world, sweet corn reigns supreme in our gardens as an excellent food source but there are other types of corn that are very useful too. One major benefit of growing corn is that despite your choice of variety, in most cases, corn has the same requirements for growing but gets harvested and stored slightly differently from type to type. This helps make fertilization, irrigation, and planning much easier from year to year.
One of the most popular vegetables in the United States is corn, especially sweet corn. Scientists believe people living in central Mexico developed corn at least 7,000 years ago. It started from a wild grass known as teosinte. Tonight we discuss when to plant, where to plant, water requirements, and much more. General Information Sweet
If you’re planning your vegetable garden, don’t forget about the flowers! Adding flowers to your vegetable garden has a ton of long-term and short-term benefits from the blooms to the soil. Year after year in our gardens, we always make room for beautiful blooms. We’ve narrowed down our top 5 reasons that we always make sure and have flowers in our garden.
While okra may be considered a “southern thing”, it can be grown in most USDA planting zones. There are many benefits to adding okra to your “things to grow this season” list, okra is an excellent source of vitamins and it is one of the easiest things to grow in the garden. Most okra varieties
Whether you are a novice gardener or seasoned veteran, it is very important to understand the differences between transplanting and direct sowing. Advantages and Disadvantages to each method. A lot depends on both the vegetable and time of year. Direct Seeding Pros Some things don’t tolerate transplanting. Spinach, beets, carrots, peas are examples that like
It’s about to get heated! Hoss is gonna sweat! It’s all about peppers tonight! What types of peppers are there, what is the science behind the heat, how should you grow and what should you avoid? Be sure to check out the podcast or video for ALL the hotness! Facts About Peppers Peppers contain only