Then plant another crop every few weeks throughout the growing season.
This way you will have those fresh vegetables coming all summer instead of one large crop that you will have to give away most of and then end up back at the grocery store buying again in a couple months.
- Tune in your radio to 88.9 FM, or
- Listen on your computer at http://www.kuci.org/index.shtml (click the tab LISTEN LIVE NOW), or
- Download podcasts at http://uccemg.com/Projects/Radio_Show/
Upcoming shows on KUCI
- April 30, Creating a Showcase Garden. How to get your garden in ‘show ready' condition for those spring and summer events, ie: graduation, weddings, etc.
- May 7, This Month in the Garden, A discussion/interview with a UC Master Gardener of what to do and what's happening in the garden in May
Succulent handout from the KUCI interview:
The worksheet is designed to calculate an irrigation schedule for a landscape zone for one calendar year.
The new spreadsheet creates an annual irrigation schedule based on a catch can assessment, landscape coefficient, ET zone, soil type and other parameters.
It is posted and available on The California Garden Web, under Drought: Irrigation Tips.
Don't drink coffee or at least not enough to keep your garden fed?
Starbucks and most other coffee houses save their grounds and give them away for free to gardeners when asked.
You can get your caffeine fix and your soil amendments in one stop!