The Vegetable Patch - page 3

Advice on how to grow vegetables from seed to harvest, care for them, protect them from diseases, and boost harvests. Natural treatments only!

Direct sowing, sowing plants in situ

Whether for vegetables or certain flower species, direct sowing or sowing in situ is very easy. It takes place in spring, once the last frost has passed, and during summer for most fall vegetables.
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Swede, the other name of rutabaga

Swede, also called rutabaga when its flesh is yellow, is an  ancient heirloom vegetable that is particularly well suited to climates where winters are cold and moist.
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Sowing in trays, crates or boxes

Sowing in trays is perfectly suited to growing plants in a sheltered place. Thanks to small holes drilled at the bottom of the tray, drainage can be optimized and
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