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Tips for Growing Baby Vegetables Successfully

Dan Field Crops, This Land of Ours, Vegetables

In her third installment on baby vegetables, Cathy Isom has some tips for growing baby vegetables successfully.  That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. There are a few techniques that will help growing baby vegetable yields easily. Plant more baby plants in the same space or less than you would full-sized plants.  Closer plantings means more leaf mass to …

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Cultivating Shallots from Your Garden

Dan This Land of Ours, Vegetables

Cathy Isom has a few great tips for you today about growing, and cultivating your own shallots . That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. If you’ve grown onions, you’ll have no problem cultivating shallots. These gourmet onion-like veggies resemble small onions. Cook them, and they’ll infuse a delicate onion flavor into whatever dish you’re cooking. While shallots and …

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Utilizing the Three-Sisters Planting Method

Dan This Land of Ours

While there are many different types of companion planting, this method has been used for centuries by the Iroquois indians. Cathy Isom explains the Three- Sisters Planting method. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.  The three-sisters planting technique utilizes corn, climbing beans, and squash. Each plant serves a purpose in this design. The corn provides support, the climbing …