Adapting to Your Garden Conditions

Sometimes you just have to work with what you’re given. While we do our best to stick to the ideal conditions for our plants, sometimes we have to compromise a little based on the layout of our yards.

In this short video clip, Jim Martin explains that the ideal amount of sun for a vegetable garden is five to six hours. But in Jim’s yard, a bed of corn is getting a little less sun than it might like thanks to a towering pecan tree. The corn is growing fine despite the added shade, but it’s the perfect example of adapting to your environment.

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