succession of crops


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succession of crops

[sək′sesh·ən əv ′kräps]
(agriculture)
Growing a crop over a long season by either repeated sowings or a single sowing of varieties of the crop that mature at different rates.
Growing two or more crops in a season on the same land by planting them in succession.
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SOW one last batch of parsnip seed and a few short rows of calabrese, summer cauliflowers and carrots for a succession of crops throughout the summer.
Sow it every 10 days, just as you would grow lettuces, for a succession of crops.
We've imagined a 25 x 30 foot garden area and made plans for it that will bring a succession of crops throughout the growing season.
Sow a few seeds of salad crops, such as lettuce and radish, every two weeks during summer for a succession of crops.
Even in these tiny kitchen gardens, the aim is to produce a succession of crops, salads, roots, brassicas and legumes throughout the growing season.
Ncontinue to plant vegetables directly into the ground and under glass for a succession of crops.
Short rows of each type of vegetable sown in 7-10 day intervals will give you a succession of crops that will keep your kitchen well supplied without being overwhelmed.
Although asparagus beds are productive for twenty years, the bed should be arranged in separate zones for a succession of crops.
The regular fortnightly sowing of cabbages and caulis continues to ensure a succession of crops, but the Brussels sprouts have been planted in a one-off go this week.