1490Re: Onion Barrier Against Insect Pests; Close-crop Intensive Planting
- Dec 4, 2002
>>I did discover, though, that if I carefully selected vegetablesfrom Ken Whealy's massive "Gardenseed Inventory," I could grow
certain varieties very closely together. Whealy sometimes helpfully
notes which varieties have proved to be succesful under crowded
Ken Whealy is the founder of Seed savers right? I did go to the
website, but didn't find notes on some varieties. But I didn't go
through the huge listing, so maybe they are there somewhere.
> The bottom line is that without a mulch cover (green, natural orotherwise) and a selection of plant varieites known to tolerate
crowding, you probalby won't get very far with the biointensive
Thanks. He doesn't mention this in his book. We do have 2 large
gardens and access to 50 acres of old grain fields, so have lots of
room and don't have to plant intensively. Just interested and was
trying to save watering in our droughty climate.
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