049 Growing Cool Season Greens. Fabulous Fruit Friday!


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Sep 25 2020 27 mins   7

Looking for easy care, tasty, cool season vegetables to plant now? Look no further than all the nutritious, green leafy crops that love the fall weather. Today, we’re talking the basics for growing lettuce, spinach, chard, cabbage, Chinese greens, and kale, with great growing advice from Master Gardener Gail Pothour, who's also a vegetable expert. And we are introducing a new segment to the show: Fabulous Fruit Friday, presented by Tomorrow's Harvest! We’ll be showcasing each Friday a tasty variety of fruit that you can grow in your own yard, with a taste that beats anything found in a grocery store. Today: the Scarlet Halo Peach. Plus, tips for growing your backyard orchard. We’ll be talking with fruit tree expert, Ed Laivo of Tomorrow's Harvest.  Welcome to Fall, Welcome to Garden Basics with Farmer Fred…and we will do it all in under 30 minutes. Let’s get started!

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Jericho Lettuce (pictured)
Row Covers and Frost Cloth
Cold Frames
All America Selections Winners

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