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Sacramento's Pam Farley, a.k.a. the Brown Thumb Mama, laments the lack of productivity in her summer vegetable garden:
"What on earth happened? I have a few guesses. These garden beds have been in continuous use for a few years, and I haven't added much compost or manure tea to enrich the soil. From now on, I'll take one bed out of the rotation each year and amend the heck out of it. I might even try some cover crops over the winter.
"Next year, if volunteer zukes pop up I'll pull them up so the intended crops will live. Those jicama seeds are expensive!"
Read more at: www.brownthumbmama.com