Garden Plan (Sample)
20 x 50 feet
1,000 square feet—Row 1 is located 12 inches from the edge of the garden, and all rows are 36 inches apart. Rows are 20 feet long.
|1||Onions plants||Feb.-March||Bush Lima Beans||June-July||Spinach||Sept-Oct.|
|2||Cabbage plants||Feb.-March||Bush Lima Beans||June-July||Beets/Chard||Sept.-Oct.|
|4||English Peas||Jan.-Feb.||(leave unplanted)||Cabbage||Aug.-Sept.|
|8||Broccoli (plants)||Feb.-March||Southern Peas||May-June||Lettuce||Sept.|
|9||Bush Snap Beans||March-April||(leave unplanted)||Broccoli||Aug.-Sept.|
|10||Bush Snap Beans||March-April||(leave unplanted)||Broccoli||Aug.-Sept.|
|13||(leave unplanted)||(leave unplanted)||Cucumbers||Aug.|
|14||Sweet Corn||March-April||(leave unplanted)||Bush Snap Beans||Aug.|
|15||Sweet Corn||March-April||(leave unplanted)||Bush Snap Beans||Aug.|
|16||Sweet Corn||March-April||(leave unplanted)||July-Aug.|
STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Mississippi home gardeners have an opportunity to participate in vegetable research next year.
The Mississippi State University Extension Service is looking for 80 participants statewide to enter its 2022 Home Vegetable Variety Trial. Mississippi Master Gardeners, home gardeners and garden club members are encouraged to apply. Trial plants will include different varieties of cucumbers, peppers, squash, tomatoes and other vegetables.
Autumn is officially here! It’s not hard to love this time of year. Temperatures are cooling, leaves are changing, and there will be more branches than foliage soon. It’s hard not to love this time of year! As we close out this calendar year, it’s easy to convince yourself there’s not much to do in the yard. Take a break, but also take time to check off these tasks
The 2021 Fall Flower & Garden Fest will return to an in-person event but will be modified because of the persistently high number of COVID-19 cases. The fest will be held 9 a.m. to noon daily Oct. 4-8 at the Mississippi State University Truck Crops Branch Experiment Station in Crystal Springs.
With the fall season slowly creeping in, there are many things to look forward to, including the drop in temperature. I enjoy watching the leaves change color and drop, too. That also means now is a great time to pull out your rakes, garbage bags, and compost bins and prepare to remove the leaves in your yard! Here are a few other things for you to accomplish in your garden and landscape during the month of September.
When members of the Jackson chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority brainstormed ways to serve their community, they decided to start a gardening project. Their plan was twofold: grow fresh produce for members of the community who could not get to the grocery store on a regular basis; and get community members involved and teach them how to grow produce. But they soon discovered they were going to need some guidance.