8 Tips for Growing a Great Okra Crop

8 Tips for Growing a Great Okra Crop

Okra is a hot season crop that grows best in the hot and humid Texas Zone 9 summers. When other plants are wilting or going to seed, Okra is just getting started, and will go strong into the fall months. Here are 8 tips for growing a great Okra crop. * Disclaimer: Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. You don’t have to purchase them through my links, but if you do, you will help support StraightWay, Inc. (www.straightway.org), a non-profit rehabilitation program that works with whole families as well as single moms and dads, and single[…]

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How to Grow Amazing Sweet Potatoes

How to Grow Amazing Sweet Potatoes

Growing amazing sweet potatoes that are the envy of your neighbors is very possible. Follow these tips to start, grow and harvest a plentiful crop of sweet potatoes in your home garden. * Disclaimer: Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. You don’t have to purchase them through my links, but if you do, you will help support StraightWay, Inc. (www.straightway.org), a non-profit rehabilitation program that works with whole families as well as single moms and dads, and single guys and gals. For more information, visit my Disclosure page. Sweet Potatoes are a hot summer crop to[…]

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The June Garden Walk-through

* Disclaimer: Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. You don’t have to purchase them through my links, but if you do, you will help support StraightWay, Inc. (www.straightway.org), a non-profit rehabilitation program that works with whole families as well as single moms and dads, and single guys and gals. For more information, visit my Disclosure page. I have a plot plan if you want to follow along as we walk through the garden. The first four 4×4 foot plots are for herbs. In Plot 1, the Stevia is growing well, it is about 24″ tall now.[…]

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6 things to do in the June garden

6 Things You Must Do in the June Garden

June is an “in-between” month in Texas gardens. The spring garden is about done producing, and the summer garden has been planted and growing. But it is not a time to slack off and become less vigilant. Rather, there are six things you should continue to do in the June garden and through the summer . * Disclaimer: Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. You don’t have to purchase them through my links, but if you do, you will help support StraightWay, Inc. (www.straightway.org), a non-profit rehabilitation program that works with whole families as well as[…]

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