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Growing Rutabagas for a Bumper Fall Harvest

Growing Rutabagas for a Bumper Fall Harvest

Midsummer is the best time to plant rutabagas, which need 10 to 12 weeks of growing time before the first fall frost. The seeds are such willing germinators that they can be direct-sown....

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How to Prevent Bolting in Vegetable Crops

How to Prevent Bolting in Vegetable Crops

One of the biggest nuisances in the summer vegetable garden is bolting - when crops put on a vertical growth spurt to flower and set seed before the vegetables are ready for harvest. The result is inedible, bitter-tasting leaves or poor-quality produce with little that can be salvaged...