Organic gardener Jeanne Nolan shares tips and advice for growing warm-weather crops like jalapeno and serrano peppers, green tomatillo and tomatoes.
Unseasonably cold weather in Chicago has delayed the start of spring – at least in terms of planting, says organic gardener Jeanne Nolan. Here are some tips for your spring crops.
Before you dig in and start planting, give your garden some tender, loving care. The team from the Organic Gardener helps us prepare our soil for spring planting.
“Each garden, we’re finding, is its own microcosm this year,” said organic gardener Jeanne Nolan. “Some are bountiful and others are delayed. That weather stressed out the plants some, and we’re seeing the results of it.”
Jeanne Nolan and Phil Ponce head into the garden to talk about “succession planting” and how it can maximize production.
Jeanne Nolan and Phil Ponce venture into the WTTW garden for the first round of spring planting – with a little input from viewers.
As any good gardener knows, the key to healthy plants is starting with good soil. The team from the Organic Gardener helps us prepare our garden for spring planting.
This week, Chicago will see its first hard frost of the season—and that means it’s time to prepare our WTTW garden for winter. Organic gardener Jeanne Nolan leads the way.
It may officially be fall, but for the past week Chicago has been experiencing a record-breaking heat wave. Jeanne Nolan joins us in the WTTW organic garden.
Summer days are drawing to an end, but gardeners looking to maximize the growing season have some options for planting, even as they harvest other crops.
It’s been a bountiful season for Chicago’s urban gardeners. Jeanne Nolan, The Organic Gardener, joins us with an update from our very own organic garden.
Summer is in full swing, and the WTTW garden is in full bloom. Lots of vegetables are ready to pick and to eat.