If excessive heat and drought ruined your summer garden or, like me, prevented you from planting one, now is the time for your second chance. Many favorite vegetables can be planted over the next month for harvest throughout the fall and into winter. What’s more, FoodGardener, a new email service from Pender Cooperative Extension, will increase your chances of success by keeping you up to date on when and how to plant as well as how to sustainably manage garden pests.To find out which vegetables and herbs can be planted now in your fall garden, read the rest of the article on the Pender County Extension website, http://pender.ces.ncsu.edu/index.php?page=news&ci=LAWN+142.
Sign up for the FoodGardener email news service, brought to you by Pender County Cooperative Extension. FoodGardener will keep you up to date on what you can grow, when and how to plant, and provide recommendations for sustainable and organic pest and crop management. To sign up, simply email firstname.lastname@example.org and request to be added to the FoodGardener listserv OR send an email to email@example.com. Leave the subject line blank. In the body of the message put: subscribe foodgardener.