Vegetable: Beets SYG Variety: Red and Golden, Detroit Dark Red, Early Wonder Beets are a rich source of natural nitrates which helps deliver oxygen to our muscles and helps our bodies stay active. Not only are they delicious and nutritious, they are so versatile in the kitchen! You can roast them till they are caramelized […]
Planning Out Your Fall Garden
It’s that time of year again. Fall gardening season is upon us! Remember ‘fall’ gardening = Planting in August to early September and harvesting in September to usually about late October. In KC, we need to plant our ‘fall’ gardens at this time to give cool season crops a chance to do their thing before […]
One of the most exciting things about gardening is watching tiny seeds grow into plants and eventually healthy food. To help our little seeds make this happen, we encourage schoolyard gardens to: Plant in the correct season and timeframe for each seed type. Some seeds prefer cooler temperatures while others like it warm. Water freshly […]
Prime Time for Planting for Fall Garden Crops!
Ben Sharda is KCCG’s Executive Director and he has led KCCG for more than 30 years. His practical approach to gardening has played a key role in KCCG’s success. This month, Ben offers tips on fertilizing your plants. KCCG has always promoted and encouraged planting for fall garden crops. We grow plants for sale and […]