Vegetable Planting Chart - has info on spacing, how much seed per 50', days to germination, days to yield, possible yield per 50', row length, number of plants you will need for a family of 5, common pests and suggested control. See more of my fav garden charts on my "Garden Planting Charts" pin board.
Allow asparagus to grow without harvesting the year it is planted. In the second year, harvest spears that are 1/2-inch in diameter, but only for two weeks. Cut or break off 7- to 9-inch-long spears with tightly closed tips. In subsequent years, harvest for five to eight weeks, then allow the shoots to develop into ferny growth to build up the roots for the following year's crop.
Gardening Tip~ Plant Cucumbers With Sunflowers ~ Cucumbers are sweeter when: 1) planted near sunflowers; 2) given lots of water. Both require similar soil & the cucumbers can use the sunflower stalk as a natural trellis.... See More