As the end of summer draws near, it’s tempting to believe that the end of gardening season is here. Au contraire!
It’s July, and that means our summer crops are bursting. This is the time of year when things start to look a bit chaotic in the garden, and that’s ok. In fact, that means your garden is thriving and you’re doing something right!
Greetings from the garden! June is upon us, and although it feels like spring was just yesterday (it was), our summer crops are in full bloom. Here’s a look at what’s happening in the garden now…
May is one of my favorite times in the garden — we’re harvesting our early season crops, and our mid-season crops are being sown. Everything is green, lush and growing beautifully, and the intense heat of summer hasn’t taken its toll on the crops yet.
The past couple months we’ve been sowing our early-season crops, and now we’re fully into summer growing season! Here’s what to do now to keep your veggie garden growing and maximize your summer harvest:
They say April showers bring May flowers, but here at Sprout we like to say April showers bring fruit and veggies! Now that we are about a month into Spring and the weather is warming up, our urban farm is starting to take shape.
If you’ve ever been the recipient of a neighbor’s freshly-grown tomatoes, you know the value of a good veggie garden. Many folks believe they can’t grow their own veggies because they don’t have acres of space.
We’re in the depths of winter now, and while this is happening outside…
I’ve been growing veggies in my urban farm (aka, my patio) for twelve years, but even as an experienced farmer, I still have a tough time getting started in the garden after a long winter. After months of neglect, the garden looks as hopeless as I feel, so taking baby steps makes it more manageable.
We have long loved the Arlington Public Library for the diverse array of resources they offer, and now there are three great reasons for urban farmers like us to love the library even more: