|Hoophouse Production: Crops, Transplants & Water (with photos by Casey Williamson)
SOIL TESTING - The Good, the Bad & the Really Ugly
Mushrooms to maintain a healthy immune system - Celia Barnes
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- How much should I plant? - That's a thorny question for gardeners and small growers. This handy guide from University of Virginia Extension offers valuable information for vegetable growers. Just remember that the planting dates are for Virginia, and you may need to adjust those, depending on where you live. Click here for the PDF.
- ALL ABOUT HOOPHOUSES with unheated greenhouse specialist Adam Montri of Michigan State University - These new passive solar greenhouses allow growers in cold climates to grow food all year-round without the need for supplemental heat. This section features two videos that show how to construct a hoophouse, followed by three videos featuring Adam offering tips on everything from winter watering to marketing directly to consumers. Please also remember to download the PDF from Michigan State University on year-round crop rotation suggestions. . . . more
- SOIL TESTING: How to build soils today for a sustainable future - The full package of information includes:
- How to take soil samples
- What soil testing can tell you (and why you need to know)
- Other voices and sources
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