• summer

  • Watermelons

    25 May 2017
    Watermelons

      Varieties to try!   When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 2 to 4 weeks before average last frost, when soil temperature is at least 45°F, ideally 60°-85°F, for early summer crop. 6 to 8 weeks before first fall frost for late [...]

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    Nasturtiums

    25 May 2016
    Nasturtiums

    All parts of nasturtiums are edible! The leaves can be used as a peppery substitute for watercress in salads and on sandwiches; the flowers make a gorgeous edible garnish for salads, hors d'oeuvres trays, and fruit salads; and unripe [...]

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    Heat Tolerant Greens

    Salads don't have to end with spring! A crisp, colorful salad may be the perfect dish on a hot summer's day, and some varieties of greens excel despite the heat. Sowing heat-tolerant greens keeps your fridge crisper full of healthful, [...]

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