Tagged with growing vegetables

June Veggie Notes

Variety leaf lettuce from seeds intended for harvest as small leaves and balsamic vinegar makes a great June salad. This tray of salad greens was planted and harvested indoors. Moved to a sun- and-shade spot outdoors, it’s ready for the third cutting. Our traditional garden has been underway the past month. July beans are progressing, … Continue reading

A Summer In The Garden

Welcome to Plant Exchange Blog. As we celebrate the bounty of the season, what is more fitting than to visit with area gardeners who helped their gardens grow! Yankton’s community gardens were buzzing with activity in mid summer. About 220 garden plots produced plenty of fruits and vegetables and meant a lot to the gardeners … Continue reading

Community Garden Conversation With Coral Huber

Coral is a gardener you’d hope to have your plot located near at the community gardens. She’s a skilled gardener. Her amazing peppers this season included these Alma Paprika that are turning red in this photo. She dries them for spice in her food dehydrator. In her feature, she describes ways she uses concrete reinforcing … Continue reading

Raised Bed Garden Tips

• Raised bed gardening is one solution for a site with poor natural soil. Consider parts of a plan before you start. Decide what to plant and light requirements. Seed catalogs can help. Most vegetables grow best in at least eight hours of full sun. Find a location with light requirements. Decide if you want … Continue reading