Lower & Lean :: An Intro to Greenhouse Rollerhook Trellising
Use the 'lower and lean' trellising technique on your fruiting greenhouse crops to maximize valuable greenhouse real estate. Greenhouse expert Andrew Mefferd demonstrates how, using the Rollerhook trellising tool.
Precision Vacuum Seeding & Growing Transplants at Sweet Land Farm
Evangeline Sarat from Sweet Land Farm demonstrates how they improved spring seeding efficiency by using the Precision Vacuum Seeder to speed up the process. Courtesy Cornell University Small Farms Program.
No more kneeling, no more knives or scissors. One person can easily cut over 175 lb per hour. Powered by a cordless drill, the harvester's 15" fixed and moving serrated blades make a smooth, clean cut.
Johnny's tool consultant and author Eliot Coleman demonstrates the collinear hoe. This handy gardening tool makes elimination of weeds quick and enjoyable. Available in two sizes, including a version with a replacement blade.
Lightweight tiller, designed to create perfect tilth within the top 2" of your bed by mixing in compost and fertilizer, while chopping up the roots of the previous crop. Conceptualized by Eliot Coleman and used extensively on his farm, after one quick pass with the tilther, the bed is ready for the next planting.
Johnny's Micro Greens expert Steve Rodrigue provides some pointers to ensure you are seeding your micro greens for optimal efficiency, health, and yield. View closeups of our popular, easy-to-grow Mild Micro Mix and Spicy Micro Mix.
We are often asked by melon growers how to tell when the fruit is ready for harvest. Steve Bellavia, Johnny's Research team's melon expert, show how to tell when your tropical Galia type melons are perfectly ready to slip off the vine.
Yellow at the stem end, pale green at the blossom end! Learn to recognize when and how to harvest this distinctively patterned, delicious and productive summer squash for optimal flavor and texture, from the experts at Johnny's Research Farm.
Ideas for Growing, Preparing, & Marketing Salanova®
Salanova® is a "one-cut" cored-head lettuce, with yields in our trials 42% greater than direct-seeded baby leaf lettuce. The heads are densely packed with single leaves that are baby-leaf sized. You create the salad by making one cut near the base of the head.
Processing 'Washington' Cherry Tomatoes for Seed at the Farm
Growing tomatoes for fresh eating differs little from growing them for seed. How they are harvested and processed is another matter. Watch how we process Washington Cherry Tomato Seed at Johnny's Research Farm in Albion, Maine, with a step-by-step narrative of process details.