Vegetables

Radish #7

Radish #7 1280 960 Eco Garden Systems

Did you know that radishes need plenty of moisture – but also well-draining soil (perfect for an Eco Garden)? If water is withheld, the radish can become woody.

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pumpkin

Pumpkins #5

Pumpkins #5 1280 960 Eco Garden Systems

Did you know that pumpkins have variety names like Spooky, Cinderella, Big Tom and Sugar Pie? Pumpkins come in four sizes:
– Small – four to six pounds, used for cooking and baking
– Intermediate – eight to 15 pounds, cooking and for Halloween décor (Jack-O-Lanterns)
– Large – 15 – 25 pounds, used the same way as Intermediate
– Jumbo – 50 to 100 pounds, used mainly for exhibition and competition

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Potatoes #8

Potatoes #8 1280 960 Eco Garden Systems

Did you know that potatoes, often associated with an Irish heritage, actually originated in Central and South America (Chile, Peru & Mexico)? Spanish explorers introduced them into Europe in the 16th century.

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Peas

Peas #8

Peas #8 1280 960 Eco Garden Systems

Did you now that cold cooked peas are great in salads? If you add them to potato salad along with diced carrots, you have made Russian Potato Salad!!

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Carrots #6

Carrots #6 1280 960 Eco Garden Systems

Did you know your soil consistency will dictate which carrots are right for you? Dense soil = shorter varieties while more loosely packed soil is necessary for longer varieties. Finger varieties are perfect for containers and elevated beds.

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Shallot #6

Shallot #6 1280 960 Eco Garden Systems

Did you know you should trim the green shallot leaves during growth? Avoid new growth from the central stem and harvest the bulbs when the leaves wither and fall over.

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Tomato #12

Tomato #12 1280 960 Eco Garden Systems

Did you know that tomatoes tend to perform best when you plant from starters? Seeds can be started indoors and then transplanted two to three weeks after the last frost. Transplants also tend to bear more fruit than if started directly from seed. Take care when transplanting – plant the root ball a couple of inches below grade as this will help strengthen the stalk.

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Lima Beans #9

Lima Beans #9 1280 960 Eco Garden Systems

Did you know that lima beans grow best in drier soils? Too much moisture can cause the beans to split and crack – this makes an Eco Garden the perfect growing bed for lima beans in wet climates.

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Peas

Peas #7

Peas #7 1280 960 Eco Garden Systems

Did you know you should harvest shelling peas as soon as the peas are of good size? Allowing the actual pea to maximize size creates an environment where sugar decreases and starch increases in the pea.

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Cucumbers #5

Cucumbers #5 1280 960 Eco Garden Systems

Did you know you should harvest cucumbers while still immature? This helps promote additional flower growth as seed maturation in the fruit halts further vine and flower production.

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