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Gardening - Corn

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You, too, can grow full, plump ears of corn like this one. Explains how corn is pollinated, and how corn should be planted in order to maximize development of kernels. Also shows how to hand pollinate to further maximize kernels, and it's super quick and easy!

Growing Corn in Small Spaces: 6 Tips - One Acre Farm

7 Easy Tips for Growing Better Corn - Gardening Jones

7 Easy Tips for Growing Better Corn - Gardening Jones

Vegetable Garden Planting Strategies - garden spacing, interplanting, succession planting, trap cropping, companion planting, and crop rotation

Life At Cobble Hill Farm: Weekend - Corn and Cucumbers grown together.

Life At Cobble Hill Farm: Weekend

Turn one bed into a cornfield--- You can plant corn in a staggered pattern that will yield 4 to 6 ears of corn a week for four weeks.  Here’s how: To grow a little corn field in a 4×4’ bed, you’ll want to plant one row at a time for a staggered crop. Corn likes to be planted deeply, so get 16 disposable cups that are about 6” tall and cut the bottoms out of them. Divide your bed into 16 square feet. Beginning with the

Planting Corn in Your Raised Bed | My Raised Bed Vegetable Garden

When shucking corn this summer, save your corn silk, as it is valuable medicine. It is one of my favorite allies for the urinary tract with its soothing, cooling, diuretic and anti-inflammatory properties. I use corn silk, in tea form, with uva-ursi and marshmallow, along with cranberry juice, to help urinary tract infections || Chestnut School of Herbal Medicine.

That is some TALL corn.

6 Tips for Growing Corn in Small Spaces. From

Growing Corn in Small Spaces: 6 Tips - One Acre Farm

HUITLACOCHE: Huitlacoche dates back to the Aztecs who enjoyed the naturally-occuring corn fungus as part of their diet. They would use the corn and the attached fungus in tamales and stews. Many Native American tribes also consumed the fungus and viewed it as a delicacy. If you ever get so lucky, this prepared in a quesadilla, is truly a gift from The Almighty!

Heirloom Corn Varieties. Find an abundance of information on heirloom corn varieties, from planting and seed saving to harvesting and preparing.

The Sex Life of Sweet Corn-how to help with pollenation

"Pennsylvania Dutch Butter Flavored Popcorn (pre 1885) An exceptional popcorn preserved by the Pennsylvania Dutch for generations. The white pointy kernels pop up very nicely and are delicious! The cobs average 4-6" long and are produced on 6’ stalks. (105 days for dry popcorn) RARE."

"Pickaninny (pre 1929) "The 1947 Pike Seeds Catalogue states, "The earliest of all sweet corns, producing beautiful cobs of excellent quality." It took me years to track this variety down and I am happy to be able to finally offer it for sale. The kernels are white when ready to eat as a sweet corn and then change to a bluish purple color when ripe! This variety is not as sweet as modern varieties but very productive and early! EXTREMELY RARE."

Garden Plan - 2013: Corn, the 3 sisters probably the oldest and the best way to grow corn, pumpkins and beans together. Inspire a new generation with 1000 year old wisdom....

Hand Pollination of Squash and Corn in Small Gardens

All About Growing Sweet Corn Take the time to make mouthwatering sweet corn one of your hit crops this summer.

How to Grow Corn

tips on growing corn

Sweet Corn Gardening Tips

A home remedy to get rid of corn earworms

Home grown popcorn drying after harvest

how to make corn seeds

Rural Revolution: Planting popcorn

How to grow sweet corn, planting sweet corn, growing, watering, and fertilizing corn

A home remedy to get rid of corn earworms... Did you know Baby Oil will help keep your corn safe from earworms? A few drops of Baby oil (or any mineral oil) applied to the base of an ear of corn a few days after the silk emerges with prevent the earworms from attacking your corn crop. Apply every few days to keep them away.

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