This is a list of what we’re planting in August in our zone 7 urban Oklahoma backyard food farm. Click on the name of the vegetable to view more information about growing or preparing that particular plant.
|Vegetable||# Per Square||Notes|
|Beans (Bush)||9|| |
|Beets||9 or 16||The greens are great as well!|
|Broccoli||1||Plant the entire square and thin down to 1, eating the thinnings|
|Cabbage||1||Plant the entire square and thin down to 1, eating the thinnings|
|Chinese Cabbage||4||Plant the entire square and thin down to 4|
|Collard Greens||1||Plant the entire square and thin down to 1|
|Lettuce (Leaf)||16||Needs afternoon shade until < 80 degrees F|
|Mustard||1||Plant the entire square and thin down to 1|
|Peas||8||Plant along trellis|
|Radish||16||Plant around zucchini to help with squash bugs|
|Swiss Chard||4||Plant the entire square and thin down to 9|
|Zucchini||1||Plant with radish to help with squash bugs|
Related: OSU Oklahoma Fall Planting Guide
Random moments of happiness from the past week in the garden with the kids
Moving This HEAVY Raised Bed Went a Lot Better Than I Thought it Would...
I've been looking for an opportunity to move this heavy raised bed for awhile now and finally got a chance!Thanks for the help, Roman & Mary!
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I walked by this okra and saw it had a lot of flies on it. That gave me a clue in to a potential aphid problem. I also talk about how to handle aphids both manually and with nature's help.Ladybugs on Amazon - http://amzn.to/2x8Ab5OThank you for watching! Please subscribe and check out more of our videos at www.seedtospoon.netSubscribe for more videos on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/fromseedtospoonFollow us on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/seed2spoonFollow us on Instagram - www.instagram.com/fromseedtospoon/Read Dale's story of losing 120 pounds and how it led him to the garden - http://www.seedtospoon.net/2017/06/04/journey-340-pound-depressed-couch-potato-happy-healthy-urban-farmer/Read how we converted our backyard to an organic urban food farm in just 2 years! - http://www.seedtospoon.net/about-us/We'd love for you to also join us in our Facebook group where you can connect with other gardeners, ask questions, and learn from everyone's questions! I often felt lost and overwhelmed when I started all this and connecting with others really helped me! Now I want to facilitate an environment for others to have the same experience.https://www.facebook.com/groups/seed2spoon/Music: http://www.bensound.com