Use Succession Planting to Double Your Harvest

Use Succession Planting to Double Your Harvest

Gardening in a small space is challenging because there’s little room for error. Unexpected frosts can damage tender plants. The heat of summer can be a problem for seed germination. Pests and disease can quickly decimate a thriving crop. These potential obstacles can leave some of the soil empty and unoccupied, which is a real…

What to Grow After Potatoes to Extend Your Season

What to Grow After Potatoes to Extend Your Season

Having a good understanding of succession planting is crucial if you have a small garden and want to maximize your yields. During my first growing season, I’ve had many raised beds sitting empty because I didn’t have a crop ready to go in after I harvested the first one. But research and planning go a long way. I’ve had a particularly bountiful harvest of potatoes and then leeks from the same bed, and I can show you how to do the same.

Vegetables That Work Best for Vertical Gardening

Vegetables That Work Best for Vertical Gardening

I’m gardening in a small area but that doesn’t mean I can’t get creative, unconventional even, to get higher yields from my garden, and make it look interesting, too. On top of being efficient, vertical gardening has some notable advantages that we are going to discuss here. The best vegetables to grow vertically are beans,…