Which vegetables do you want to grow? - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

paul2
which vegetables do you want to grow l.
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Which vegetables do you want to grow? PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
Which vegetables do you want to grow?

play fullscreen
1 / 26
Download Presentation
Which vegetables do you want to grow?
342 Views
Download Presentation

Which vegetables do you want to grow?

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

  1. Which vegetables do you want to grow?

  2. Where should the garden be? • Full sun • Fertile/well-drained soil • Source of water • Weed free • As close to back door as possible

  3. Types of Gardens • Container • Raised beds • Conventional

  4. Containers

  5. Raised Beds

  6. Conventional

  7. How big should the garden be? • Which vegetables do you want to grow? • What is your family size? • How much of each vegetable desired? • Fresh or preserved? Garden Tabloid Planting Guide

  8. Garden Plan

  9. Making a Garden Plan • Plant groups • Calendar • Plant size • Trellis • Row width

  10. Calendar • Spring • Summer • Fall • Cool season plants • Warm season plants

  11. Row Width • Trailing plants • Upright plants • Multirow • Bed/container size

  12. Plant Spacing

  13. Cabbage Drainage

  14. Irrigation • Timing • Amount • Type • Sprinkle • Drip • Flood

  15. Drip Irrigation

  16. Weed Management • Soil preparation • Mulches • Herbicides • “Cold steel”

  17. Plastic Mulch

  18. Healthy Transplant

  19. Fertilizer Application • Preplant • Side dressing • Fertigation • Foliar feeding

  20. Signs of Overfertilization • Wilting seedlings • Browning of leaf margins (crispy) • Poor fruit set • Too much vegetative growth without blooming Remedy - Water, water, water

  21. Corrective Pesticide Use • Identify the problem • React to problems as they occur • Integrated Pest Management

  22. Harvesting Interval • Waiting period after pesticide use • May eliminate use of certain pesticides

  23. Mississippi FavoritesTomato Fertilizer • Importance of calcium • Blossom end rot • Do not over-nitrate • pH • Declines during season

  24. Blossom End Rot

  25. Mississippi FavoritesGrowing Peppers • Treat like tomatoes • Usually do not stake or prune • Sweet peppers do not set fruit in hot weather • Takes hot sun to make hot pepper • Susceptible to blossom-end rot