Summer Gardening: How to Maximize Your Crops


For people looking to grow fresh vegetables at home—particularly those with relatively small gardens or perhaps just large pots—one way to make the most of what you’ve got is to plant throughout the season. But that also means keeping your soil fertile.

Organic gardener Jeanne Nolan visits the WTTW garden and explains how to keep your soil productive and the art of succession planting in order to maximize your crops. 

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