"Thanks, this was a great overview. As an urban home gardener, I go with the lower-footprint/yield option of a tall trellised variety, but I love to hear about your succession planting of peas to extend the season and your varietal choice.…"
"1 gallon, as I'm sure you know, is 16 cups. When people "slosh" a little gas they spill, what - 2 tablespoons? Let's be generous and say 4 tablespoons - a 1/4 cup - enough for a small but noticeable little puddle. A gallon…"
"Sunchokes, once planted, cannot be eliminated. I'm not saying they aren't tasty, or worth growing. I'm just saying that you shouldn't feel too bad if, in three years, after annually digging out "every last piece of…"
"I've never understood how non-leaf crops can really yield out on SFG spacing. I know it works for some, but the spacing guidelines have always seemed impossibly small to me. Cramped plants, with a few exceptions, just do not yield to their full…"
"Personally, I took on chickens because they produce eggs and manure. They are fun to watch, but they are not pets. When my hens come to the end of their laying production, or if a chick ends up a cockerel instead of a pullet, I have no…"