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Holly Shumizu

By Cathy Cromell

Holly Shumizu

Holly Shimizu, Executive Director of the U.S. Botanic Garden (USBG) in Washington, D.C., lives a plant lover's dream. She has worked in world-famous gardens, including a...
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Cover Crop with Buckwheat

Bridge the gap between early crops and later plantings by planting a soil-improving cover crop of buckwheat. Buckwheat germinates and grows quickly in warm soil, maturing within 40 days. Cut and till it under just before flowering.


 
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