Garden Is Planted, Now What? Weeding, Watering, and Watching

On Today’s Podcast Episode, Harold and Rachel Discuss What To Do After The Garden Is Planted; Such As Weeding, Watering, and Watching For Things Like Nutrient Deficiencies, Insect Pressure, and Disease Issues.

The Modern Homesteading Podcast, Episode 203 – May 23, 2023

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Garden Is Planted, Now What? Weeding, Watering, and Watching



  • Ideally from below
  • Deep Watering
  • Early Morning or Late Evening Watering
  • Add Mulch For Water Retention


  • Plant Nutrient Deficiencies- Calcium, Magnesium, Nitrogen, Phosphorus, Potassium, Iron, Sulfur, Boron, Copper, Manganese, Molybdenum, selenium, cobalt, iodine…
  • Insect Pressure
  • Disease Issues- Watering from below, air circulation, well-fed plants, rotation, good soil, companion planting, and insect/animal diversity can help avoid some of this.
  • Weather (season extension, shade, etc.)

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