About Starting A Vegetable Garden
A bountiful home vegetable garden is an achievable goal with a little know-how. Follow time-tested tips to help ensure a successful start and abundant harvests.
Some vegetables can be started from seeds sown directly in the garden, but most are best bought as transplants in spring. Site the garden close to a water source for easy access, avoiding dragging the hose hundreds of feet or hauling a bucket of water from far away.
By Pat Neasbitt Master Gardener Some of the best quality vegetables in Oklahoma are harvested in the fall when warm sunny days are followed by cool, humid nights. Under these weather conditions, plant soil metabolism is low; therefore, more of the food manufactured by the plant goes into making better vegetables. Fall is the perfect…