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Ready or not: It’s time to plant the fall vegetable garden

Fall crops may be seeded directly or transplanted, says K-State horticulture expert It may be mid-summer, but veteran gardeners know it’s time to start planning the fall vegetable garden. “Fall gardens may face additional pressures of pests and heat, but the flavor that comes ... Read More

Hands Planting The Seedlings Into The Ground (Photo: iStock - RomoloTavani)

Soil temperature is important for germination in the garden

Some colorful watering cans covered with snow (Photo: iStock - Brinja Schmidt)

Even in winter, gardens need water

Muscari bulbs in a flower border covered in snow (Photo: iStock - PaulMaguire)

Cold? Snow? No matter to gardeners

Wheat. (Photo by Kay Ledbetter, Texas A&M AgriLife.)
Syngenta Agronomic Research Scientist Brad Bernhard briefs visitors at one of the Syngenta regenerative agriculture field demos on the importance of ‘relay cropping’ with camelina so farmers can reap the benefits of this practice without delaying their regular planting timelines. (Photo courtesy of Syngenta Seeds LLC.)
White packs of salad, cucumber, beet, pumpkin, tomato, paprika seeds on fresh dark soil background. Planting vegetables. Preparation for garden season in early spring. (Photo: iStock - FotoDuets)

Using leftover vegetable seeds

  • By Jake Weber │ Kansas State University Research and Extension