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Tips for Planning This Year's Vegetable Garden, Perusing Seed Catalogs

VEGETABLE GARDENERS ANXIOUSLY AWAITING SPRING MAY WANT TO KEEP A FEW THINGS IN MIND AS THEY PERUSE SEED CATALOGS.

 

ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT THINGS YOU SHOULD DO IS MEASURE YOUR GARDEN SPACE SAYS UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS HORTICULTURE EXPERT KEN JOHNSON.

 

 

ALSO, CONSIDER WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING WITH THE VEGETABLE, SINCE DIFFERENT VARIETIES WORK BEST FOR EATING RAW OR MAKING A SAUCE FOR EXAMPLE.

 

 

JOHNSON NOTES THAT PLANTS THAT GROW ON VINES, LIKE CUCUMBERS, REALLY TAKE UP A LOT SPACE. HE SAYS YOU SHOULD THINK ABOUT WHAT YOUR FAMILY IS ACTUALLY GOING TO EAT AND ONLY PLANT THOSE SEEDS. 

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