204-Hardening Off and Setting Plants Up for Success in Spring

| Podcast, Prepare

We’re all anxious to get our plants in the ground, but if we’re not careful and we rush it, we can really set our plants’ progress back significantly. It’s an exciting time in the garden, but also a time to exercise restraint and self-discipline. On this week’s podcast, I share tips for setting plants up […]

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How to Protect Cool-Season Crops in Hot Weather

| Prepare, Video

Planting cool-season crops poses a challenge when the weather is still hot, but there are tools you can employ to protect plants that don’t tolerate the heat.      Once plants are in the ground, apply a layer of about two inches of mulch over the bare soil around the plants, then water it […]

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