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Winter Killed Crimson Clover Cover

MARION, VIRGINIA, by Common Ground Soil Stories Antoinette Goodrich of Laughing Water Farm in Marion, Virginia is experimenting with new cover crop strategies to minimize tillage, plastic mulch, and weeds in her vegetable production system. In this clip, Antoinette describes an innovative approach for using winter-killed crimson clover as a mulch for early spring vegetable …Read more »

Removing Cover Crops

OKLAHOMA, by Oklahoma State’s Oklahoma Gardening Oklahoma Gardening’s Kim Toscano demonstrates how to remove cover crops that have been used to prevent erosion during the winter or fallow months.

Planting Cover Crops in Containers – Kale and Turnips

TENNESSEE, by Aaron Thatcher of Planting Freedom Published on Jun 7, 2012 PROTECT YOUR PLANTS! Here is one way i used to not only grow more food but also protect the dirt and root systems from heat.

Cover Crops as Green Manure Improve your Soil EZ and Cheap

ALBERTA, CANADA, by Stephen Legaree of Alberta Urban Garden Simple Organic and Sustainable Published on Aug 17, 2014 On today’s episode we are going to talk about Green manure or cover crops. Even though it is nice and warm outside it is time in Zone 3 to start thinking about the fall. As such we …Read more »

How I Interplant Nitrogen Fixing Cover Crops & Food Crops for the Fall

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS AREA, by Patrick Dolan of One Yard Revolution Published on Aug 3, 2017 As I harvest crops planted this spring, I interplant nitrogen fixing cover crops and food crops for the fall, ensuring a continuous harvest and an ample supply of nitrogen. Premium Soil Builder Mix:¬†… If you shop on Amazon, you can …Read more »

Cover Crop Trick

BROOKLYN, NY, by Stacey Murphy Published on Sep 28, 2017 If you’re trying to maximize your harvest, it won’t be long until you become obsessed with improving your soil fertility. And if you have a small garden space and/or a short growing season… you may find yourself wondering if you should plant more fall crops …Read more »

Cover Crops: 16 Demonstration Plots and their Seed Mixes

WISCONSIN, by the University of Wisconsin Integrated Pest and Crop Management Published on Oct 6, 2015 Kevin Shelley, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Nutrient and Pest Management Program. Tour of cover crop demonstrations plots. Species list follows. Medium Red Clover Berseem Clover and Crimson Clover Berseem clover, Annual ryegrass and Daikon radish Berseem clover, Spring barley and …Read more »

Cover Crops To Recharge Your Soil This Winter!

U.K., by GrowVeg Cover crops, or green manures, are a great way to protect your garden from weeds and soil erosion over the winter period. As well as protecting your soil, cover crops can be dug into the earth before spring, improving the soil ecosystem and feeding your plants with essential nutrients. In this short …Read more »

4 Tips to Protect your Garden in Hot Weather

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA by CaliKim Garden and Home DIY 4 tips to protect your garden during the hot weather, especially during a triple digit heat wave. Use these quick, simple, and inexpensive tips on harvesting (1:01), watering (2:34), mulching (5:09), and using shade cloth (6:49), to help reduce the stress on your plants so they beat …Read more »

Pepper Problems

OKLAHOMA, by Oklahoma Gardening and Oklahoma State University Oklahoma Gardening host Kim Toscano visits with Brian Kahn about several common pepper problems and their causes and solutions.

How to Manage Powdery Mildew on Zucchini

UTAH, by Utah State University Extension Learn tips to control zucchini plants in your garden from Ron Patterson, USU Extension Carbon County.

How Identify and Treat Whiteflies in Your Vegetable Garden: Hose, Soap & Oil, 3 Cycles

MARYLAND, by Gary Pilarchik at The Rusted Garden Garden whiteflies are common and can become an infestation. I show you how to easily identify them in your vegetable garden. The treatment method consists of spraying them down with a hose and then with a soap and oil spray every 5 days for 3 cycles. I …Read more »