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Planting 101

Succession Planting

September 27, 2014 • Ian Whittington

I planted my peas under the tomatoes to take advantage of its shade before it dies.

I’ve been getting mixed results with all the seeds I’ve sowed lately. The peas I planted are doing really well.

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Fall Session Class Two – Planting

September 18, 2014 • Ian Whittington

All the wonderful transplants NFI provided us, include broccoli, kale, and lettuce.

Great news! It turns out I really am able to grow everything I wanted. Well, almost everything.

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Neighborhood Farm Initiative | Pruning, Thinning, Staking

May 27, 2014 • Neighborhood Farm Initiative

During our Pruning, Thinning and Staking class last weekend, Joe Ludes walked us through some quick tips for developing a cucumber teepee, along with tomato staking. Below were some of the insights we took away from our class at the garden. The class taught us how to grow a cucumber on a teepee. Cucumbers are […]

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Tips from the Garden: Transplanting & Seeding

April 25, 2014 • Neighborhood Farm Initiative


    Indoor-started seedlings have a head start on the garden season, but they can suffer a setback if you transplant them without some TLC preparation. In the gardening community, this preparation process is called hardening off and it is important because it allows plants to adjust to the great outdoors at a slower pace. […]

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