Summer Gardening: How to Maximize Your Crops
For people looking to grow fresh vegetables at home—particularly those with relatively small gardens or perhaps just large pots—one way to make the most of what you’ve got is to plant throughout the season. But that also means keeping your soil fertile.
Organic gardener Jeanne Nolan visits the WTTW garden and explains how to keep your soil productive and the art of succession planting in order to maximize your crops.
May 25: Plump, sun-ripened tomatoes are indisputably the crown jewel of home vegetable gardens, and a successful tomato crop means giving them the best start possible. The Organic Gardener Jeanne Nolan shares her tomato tips.
May 9: It may not seem like gardening weather, but The Organic Gardener Jeanne Nolan says now’s the ideal time to plant lettuces, radishes and peas which thrive in cooler temperatures.
May 24, 2016: If you’re one of the many Chicagoans living in an apartment or condo with limited outdoor space, growing your own food can seem like a challenge – but, Jeanne Nolan says, anything you can grow in the ground can be grown in a container with just a few adjustments.