Classic Corn

04/29/2016 Ken Lain, mountain gardener

Growing Corn – “Knee high by the 4th of July” is an old benchmark for corn progress. The truth is, depending on your sowing date, several of our varieties could be harvested for your Independence Day barbeque! Whether you are looking…

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The Force – Why Popcorn Pops

12/29/2015 Ken Davis

by Ken Lain, the mountain gardener A popcorn kernel is essentially a sealed container efficiently storing moisture and the makings of a new plant. When enough heat is applied to a kernel, the internal moisture is turned into steam, and…

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