Vegetables

Sweet Potato #5

Sweet Potato #5 1280 960 Eco Garden Systems

Did you know that sweet potatoes have a very long growing cycle (~150 days)? They also need warm and moist conditions to thrive and maximize tuber growth. If you plan on growing seedings (from pieces of a mature potato) your sprouting bed should be between 70 degrees and 80 degrees and should not be allowed to dry out.

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Cucumbers #2

Cucumbers #2 1280 960 Eco Garden Systems

Did you know that cucumbers need help in pollination? If you are rooftop or balcony gardening, you may need to use a small brush to take pollen from male flowers (those without an immature fruit on the stem) and use that brush to “paint” female flowers.

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Eggplant #4

Eggplant #4 1280 960 Eco Garden Systems

Did you know that eggplant performs best in full sun with rich soil with excellent drainage? They are easily susceptible to root rot in soil that is too moist. This make them perfect for growing in an Eco Garden!

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pumpkin

Pumpkins #2

Pumpkins #2 1280 960 Eco Garden Systems

Did you know that pumpkin plants are notorious creepers? They can quickly take over a garden if the plant is not trained properly. Pumpkins grow well in an Eco Garden – as long as you control growth and trim back some of the vines.

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Brussels Sprouts #2

Brussels Sprouts #2 1280 960 Eco Garden Systems

Did you know that Brussels Sprouts – which look like mini-cabbage heads – grow from a heavy, center stalk? Brussels Sprouts are also members of the cabbage (or Cole) family.

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Potatoes #4

Potatoes #4 1280 960 Eco Garden Systems

Did you know that potatoes are perfect for elevated gardens – and especially an Eco Garden Original Garden? Check out our Facebook page for photos! They need well-draining soil to thrive making them perfect for and Eco Garden.

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String Beans #4

String Beans #4 1280 960 Eco Garden Systems

Did you know that sting beans prefer a drier growing environment? Be careful not to overwater either young or mature plants or you can harm total production!

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Potatoes #3

Potatoes #3 1280 960 Eco Garden Systems

Did you know that potatoes are grown from “seed pieces” or pieces of whole potatoes? Each “seed piece” must have at least one eye to sprout. Don’t use supermarket potatoes as they have been chemically treated to not sprout.

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turnip

Turnip #3

Turnip #3 1280 960 Eco Garden Systems

Did you know that turnips do not transplant well so are best grown from seed? They are a great winter crop in the south and a spring/fall crop in the north.

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Lima Beans #6

Lima Beans #6 1280 960 Eco Garden Systems

Did you know that pole lima beans will require a trellis to help them grow and product properly? Alternatively, bush lima beans only grow to only a foot or two tall.

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