Predict the Temperature with Cricket Chirps
We all know the evening sound of a cricket. Did you know the number of cricket chirps report the temperature? It’s true! We explain how to use the “cricket thermometer” method. And next time there’s a warm evening, count the cricket chirps!
In some places, gladiolus can be left in the ground all winter. In colder climates, however, they would freeze and die. Gladiolus can be saved, though, if placed in the root cellar and replanted in the spring. Here’s how.
How to Use Succession Planting to Increase Your Harvest
Are you succession planting? This practice refers to second plantings in spaces where the first crops are finished, maximizing your yield during the peak of season! See which veggies are best for second plantings and more advice on how to increase your harvest.