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Planting Calendar

As part of the 2019 Fall Seed Academy Training here we planted out a half-pound of 21 different garlic varieties as part of an observational trial to learn more about the different garlic types. There were 9 garlic types represented. Here are our results: The yields varied from a high of 11 p.

Everything is blooming here in Southern Oregon and the herbs I planted so carefully this spring are ready for harvest. Some of the herbs to harvest right now are Calendula, Tulsi and Spilanthes. The more frequently that you harvest from these herbs the more they will flower, which means a bigger.

As mid summer approaches in Oregon and tomatoes, garlic and peppers start arriving it is a great time to re-seed Cilantro in your garden. Coriandrum sativum is bright and refreshing and one of our favorite cross over culinary-medicinal herbs. A native plant ranging from Southern Europe to Africa.

The New Map / Emergent Strategies: Making Sense of the intersection of Collapse, Energy Descent & Climate Change “It always seems impossible until it is done.” Nelson Mandela We live in one of the interesting times foretold long ago by the Chinese sage who is credited with the odd blessi.

Planting Successions Many summer vegetables will grow quickly in the long days of the northern latitudes. Some crops such as green beans, basil, cilantro, carrots, beets, sweet corn and more will produce and then wane and finish their productive life cycle. This is where planning for successive.

When the danger of frost has passed in your climate, it’s possible to direct seed several tender summer annual “flowers” that will put on a magnificent show this year in the garden. Try zinnias, sunflowers, marigolds, sorghum and millet. I find that the bigger the seed, the easier it is to t.

Starting & Growing Cucurbits

Starting & Growing Cucurbits Here are some tips for growing Cucurbit vine crops such as cucumbers, squash, melons, and watermelons in Oregon and similar temperate climates.

What to Plant May 1st in Western Oregon.

Right around May 1st is the transition point between planting cool-season crops such as leafy greens, brassicas (broccoli, kale, cabbage), and root vegetables to the Warm-season crops such as corn, beans, squash, cucumbers, tomatoes, melons, peppers and so on. IMHO it is too late to be seeding th.

Useful gardening tips, resources, and advice from Don Tipping, farmer & owner of Siskiyou Seeds.