Monthly Archives: December 2019

Crop Rotation

Table of content What is crop rotation? What are the benefits of crop rotation? An example crop rotation schedule How to make your own crop rotation plan What is crop…

Water conservation in the garden

Table of content Garden bed design Soil Planted varieties How you water How you water: With the hose How you water: Drip irrigation How you water: Let the rain do…

Cover crops

Table of content What does a cover crop do? Where should a cover crop be used? What are some good cover crops? Buckwheat Turnips Field peas What does a cover…

Growing Yacon in Anchorage

I ran across yacon in 2014 in a column by Jeff Lowenfels.  He recommended it as a handsome plant that produces sweet tubers at the end of the growing season. …