tips

Tips for When it’s Time to Harvest Your Yams

Dan Specialty Crops, This Land of Ours, Vegetables

In this, the third part of her series, Cathy Isom reviews some tips for when it’s time to harvest yams. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Yams will grow through spring, summer, and fall before dying off in the winter. They’re in the ground for approximately eight months, so patience is a virtue. When it’s time to harvest your …

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 …