Navigation Links
Maximize Your Harvest Despite Limited Time, Space and Energy
Date:5/7/2013

Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) May 07, 2013

Increasing a garden’s productivity even when space, time and energy are limited is easier than you think says gardening expert Melinda Myers. Myers recommends the following planting, maintenance and harvesting techniques for effectively creating a more bountiful harvest this season.

Maximize planting space with wider rows. Leave just enough room for plants to reach their maximum size. Make wide rows, 4 to 5 feet wide, so it’s easy to reach all plants for maintenance and harvest. Minimizing walkways means more planting space.

Try interplanting crops. Grow short season crops like lettuce and radishes between long season crops like cabbage, tomatoes and peppers. The short season crops will be ready to harvest when the long season crops are reaching mature size. Gardeners will double their harvest and grow more vegetables, not weeds between longer season plants.

Grow more plants per row with succession planting. Start the season with cool season vegetables like lettuce and spinach. Once these are harvested and temperatures warm, replace with beans and onions. Harvest these and plant a fall crop of radishes or lettuce.

When using these intensive planting techniques, be sure to incorporate a low nitrogen slow release fertilizer, like Milorganite, at the start of the season. Then add a mid-season nutrient boost if needed. The slow release nitrogen won’t burn plants even during the hot dry weather of summer. Plus, it won’t interfere with flowering or fruiting.

Go vertical. Train vine crops up decorative or functional trellises and supports. Not only will this save space, but it will also reduce disease problems and increase the harvest. Growing cucumbers and melons increase light penetration and air flow, reducing the risk of fungal diseases. Pole beans are much easier to harvest and
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Career Confidential's New 30-60-90 Day Plan Maximizes The Chances of Landing a Dream Job in Any Professional Path
2. Kettlebell Exercises Expert Lorna Kleidman Recommends Applying Kettlebells to Maximize Aerobic Training
3. How To Build Muscle Fast
4. How The Muscle Maximizer Can Help People Build Muscle Fast - HealthReviewCenter.com
5. E-Waste Harvesters at the Forefront of the Recycling Industry
6. Malawis bountiful harvests and healthier children
7. Keller Williams Realty and Harvest Food & Outreach Center to Provide 500 Christmas Meals for Area’s Needy Families
8. Harvest Season Can Be Hazardous for Farmers
9. Less Invasive Surgery Safe for Harvesting Bypass Veins: Study
10. New Survey Shows Most U.S. Adults do not Show Appreciation to Former Educators Despite Direct Teacher Impact on Student’s Futures
11. The Growing Housing Market in Orange County Has Increased and Stayed Strong, Despite National Trends
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/27/2014)... and Caicos Islands; BWI (PRWEB) November 28, 2014 ... the Tuscany Resort in the Turks & Caicos. ... by TripAdvisor in Providenciales, is announcing a few highly ... bedroom villa rentals. And they are offering every ... , Additionally, The Tuscany, is having a January ...
(Date:11/27/2014)... (PRWEB) November 27, 2014 Luciana Lagana ... to be part of Omadox, a feature film that received ... an award for best ensemble cast. It is also an ... a great start to a successful cinematic career for James ... white movies. If you enjoy experimental mystery, filmed in glorious ...
(Date:11/27/2014)... "As a nurse I see patients ... urinary incontinence," said an inventor from Whiting, N.J. "I ... accessory to prevent leakage and keep them dry and ... leakage. This prevents stains on pants, skirts and bottoms, ... ensures that the individual has time to get to ...
(Date:11/27/2014)... THURSDAY, Nov. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Thanksgiving meals ... eat a gluten-free diet, an expert says. Many ... potatoes and cranberry sauce -- are gluten-free, but "when ... may need to be considered," Dr. Anca Safta, director ... Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in North Carolina, said ...
(Date:11/27/2014)... (PRWEB) November 27, 2014 Tylenol lawsuits ... were allegedly injured by the medication are continuing to ... litigation is looking ahead to a status conference in ... a Scheduling Order issued earlier this year, a conference ... 16th at 10:00 a.m. Items likely to be discussed ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:The Tuscany on Grace Bay, Top-Rated TripAdvisor Resort in the Turks & Caicos Islands, Offers Special Pre-Christmas & January 2015 Promotions! 2Health News:Luciana Lagana and Gregory Graham Join the Award-Winning Cast of the Black-and-White Experimental Mystery Feature Film Omadox. 2Health News:Luciana Lagana and Gregory Graham Join the Award-Winning Cast of the Black-and-White Experimental Mystery Feature Film Omadox. 3Health News:Expert Shares Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Tips 2Health News:Federal Litigation Presiding over Tylenol Lawsuits Looks Ahead to Status Conference in December, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Federal Litigation Presiding over Tylenol Lawsuits Looks Ahead to Status Conference in December, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3
... shift workers or those with narcolepsy, scientists say , FRIDAY, ... called orexin-A may be key to undoing the negative mental ... , Orexin-A is a peptide (a kind of protein) made ... at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, ...
... free online until March, presents key articles of interest to ... consider the history of leukemia, and how different ... children , describe new research based ... for treatment to target these sub-types more precisely ...
... State,s Highest Honor for Organizational Performance Excellence, ... Council (MQC) announces Oakwood Healthcare, Inc. as a ... Leadership Award is the highest honor for,organizational performance ... a,rigorous review by a team of examiners who ...
... J. Fox,Foundation has committed up to $3.8 million ... treat Parkinson,s disease by reducing expression,of the protein ... Farrer,PhD, of Mayo Clinic Jacksonville (Florida) with collaborators ... Center will work,to optimize a small interfering RNA ...
... Nurse-to-Patient Staffing Ratios, Ability for Nurses to ... Advocate for Urgent Patient Safety Measures, PHOENIX, Jan. 4 ... major legislation to,make Arizona hospitals safer for patients and strengthen ... patient protections., HB 2041, the Arizona Patient Protection Act, ...
... If index finger is shorter than ring finger you might be ... Women whose index finger is shorter than their ring finger are ... In fact, having a shorter index finger may double the risk ... , The ratio of index finger length to ring finger ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Protein Nasal Spray Revives Sleep-Deprived Monkeys 2Health News:Michigan Quality Council (MQC) Names Oakwood Healthcare Inc. 2007 State Quality Award Recipient 2Health News:Michael J. Fox Foundation Commits up to $3.8 Million to Develop Gene Silencing Neuroprotective Treatment for Parkinson's Disease 2Health News:Michael J. Fox Foundation Commits up to $3.8 Million to Develop Gene Silencing Neuroprotective Treatment for Parkinson's Disease 3Health News:Arizona Patient Protection Act Introduced 2Health News:Arizona Patient Protection Act Introduced 3Health News:Fingers Point to Risk for Arthritic Knees 2
(Date:11/26/2014)... Calif. , Nov. 26, 2014   Regulus ... biopharmaceutical company leading the discovery and development of innovative ... Xanthopoulos , Ph.D., President and CEO of Regulus, will ... Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference at the New York ... p.m. EST.  The presentation will be webcast at the ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... 2014 Scott Steiger lives in ... As an engineer for the past 20 years, he,s traveled extensively ... service. He,s been to six of the seven continents. Travel is ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141126/161076 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141126/161077 ... a pretty good idea of what,s required. His latest ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... a leader in the development of Chimeric Antigen Receptors ... cancers, today announced the completion of a series A ... -based healthcare private equity fund.   CARsgen ... new therapeutics for liver, lung, stomach and brain cancers. ... Hospital, the company plans to initiate clinical studies for ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Regulus to Present at the 26th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference and Genetic Rx Conference 2Regulus to Present at the 26th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference and Genetic Rx Conference 3Steiger Has Created the First Pill Case Specifically Designed For Travel 2CARsgen Completes Series A Financing 2
... matter what cement youre using, the Vortex Vacuum ... mix. Vortex is stirring up traditional vacuum mixers. ... mix every time. The time-saving crank three ... means less effort and less stirring, cutting down ...
The OsteoJect Bone Cement Delivery System now offers leading technology to physicians with the first-ever reusable driver. The OsteoJect allows precise delivery of bone cement under active fluoro whi...
... Davol has worked in partnership with clinicians ... the benefits of autologous blood to patients. ... autotransfusion reaches new levels of simplicity while ... - resulting in new levels of confidence ...
... for rugged use; perfect tool with power ... helps reduce user fatigue. Internally lubricated for ... so that it will not break if ... extending blade life by 50% compared to ...
Medicine Products: