If the goal is a spring cutting garden, productivity can be extended by strategically planting mid- and late-season blooming varieties in the fall.
Winter chanterelles have very distinct characteristics that make them easy to identify, especially for beginners.
The plants can better adapt to new locations when the weather is cool and they are finished blooming.
Primula florindae flowers can bloom in a variety of shades when planted alongside a primula of a different color.
Some cucumber and tomato varieties do particularly well in Southeast Alaska greenhouses.
Chickweed has a mild taste and is nutritious when eaten fresh.
After garlic is harvested, it can be cured by hanging in a warm, dry place with good air circulation for a few weeks.
A year after completion, the greenhouse has produced its share of successes and setbacks.
With both plants, the shoots, tips and leaves are edible and delicious in salads and sauces.
Starting now through mid-August, garlic plants will be ready to harvest. But gardeners should look out for botrytis, a fungus disease that can spread throughout crops.