It's tomato planting season! Just think of all the BLT's, salsas, sauces and salads you'll be able to make in a few month's time with your own fresh tomatoes picked right from the patio. Green Acres Nursery & Supply offers over 50 heirloom and hybrid varieties*, so you can pick your perfect tomato no matter what you like to make.
Sacramento is blessed with long, hot summers and mild, temperate winters, meaning we can grow our own year 'round.
However, most home gardeners forget about the delicious, nutritious and hardy vegetables which thrive when the temperatures drop.
Here are four compelling reasons to give cool-season veggies a try this fall!
Crop rotation is a technique almost as old as agriculture. People have been doing it since before we understood the scientific reasons behind its benefits. Essentially, it is the practice of rotating which types of annual fruit & vegetable crops you plant in specific areas of your garden (not to be confused with companion planting, which involves planting certain crops alongside each other in a garden in order to enhance flavor, deter pests or provide shade or structure).