Breed your own potatoes!

Breed your own potatoes!

Breeding new potato varieties is easy. You can hand-pollinate potato flowers in far less time than it’ll take you to read this article, but I’m going to attempt a reasonably thorough explanation, so I hope you find it helpful. Potato breeding is done...
Faster, slimmer carrots

Faster, slimmer carrots

One baby carrot…growing up fast! This is Sprint, a new Amsterdam forcing variety (good for growing in challenging conditions) that matures long and slender in a listed 42 days. That’s fast, over two weeks ahead of the quickest regular carrot we grow (the fabulous...
November Garden Chores: 2013

November Garden Chores: 2013

How will we ever tuck it all in for the offseason, battening down the botanical hatches “in time”? Particularly in the Northern zones, November can turn on us. Let’s take the pressure off by working in priority order, making sure we get the important things done...