common problems

Common Problems and Solutions for Growing Yams

Dan Specialty Crops, This Land of Ours, Vegetables

Cathy Isom continues her series on yams by reviewing some common problems and solutions when growing yams.  That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Some common problems when growing yams include:  Yam Mosaic Disease. This causes lesions on the leaves in a mosaic pattern. The plant withers and looks weak. It can cause stunted growth in the tubers, and …

greenhouse space

Tips to Help Maximize Greenhouse Space

Dan Field Crops, Fruits, Nursery Crops, Organic, Specialty Crops, This Land of Ours, Vegetables

Cathy Isom has some tips to help you maximize greenhouse space. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. The benefits of having a greenhouse can far outweigh the costs and complications of construction and care. As long as you take full advantage of every bit of growing space year-round, then you can recover your investment and even make a …

landscape

Make Your Landscape a Fire Fuel-Free Zone

Dan This Land of Ours

Very few think about the damage fire can do, until it happens. Cathy Isom has some helpful tips about how to make your landscape a fire fuel-free zone. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Fires require fuel to burn. If you’ve ever tried to start a fire with uncured or unseasoned wood without an accelerant, then you know …