What to do when the weather is too crummy to garden? Read, of course. I love books just as much as I love gardening. When I spotted this while thrifting last week, I grabbed it without a second thought. It’s Sunset’s Vegetable Garden Book, copyright 1944.
“I’ll do it tomorrow” causes a lot of trouble in the vegetable garden. You can’t put off watering, spraying, and cultivating without suffering loss in quantity and quality. If you are inclined to enjoy the vice of procrastination, mark well the next few paragraphs and refer to them frequently–the most common causes of failure in the garden.
Celery is a heavy feeder and a heavy drinker. Its favorite home is muck land. Water them thoroughly, and keep on watering. This is one plant that is hard to drown.
Seekers after vitamins A and C (and that should include all of us) need look no farther than the kale patch for an exceptionally generous source of supply.