Cover Crops Conference
MOUNT OLIVE, North Carolina – Increasing the health of your soil can be as simple as employing cover crops. Join the Center for Environmental Farming Systems at University of Mount Olive July 18 and 19 to learn all about cover crops and the best ones to grow in the South. Be sure to catch the demonstrations that will be taking place on Tuesday at Cherry Research Farm in Goldsboro to see how cover crops benefit the soil. Learn more at the Center for Environmental Farming Systems.
Grow Great Garlic: Tips from Years of Growing
Photo by Sarah Joplin Any time you have even relative success in the garden, it is cause for celebration. I’ll admit that garlic is pretty easy to grow, but like anything, the added qualifier is: if you know how. We’ve grown garlic for a number of years and learned along the way. In turn, our […]
Planting Asparagus and Heirloom Varieties
Planting asparagus in a raised bed or in the backyard vegetable garden will pay dividends for years and years to come.
Garden Crop Rotation Simplified
One of the biggest obstacles for gardeners is crop rotation. This sounds like a simple task, but when you take into account which plants are companion plants, what type of soil each needs, and try to work those into crop rotation, well it gets a little confusing. Crop rotation is necessary whether you plant in […]