There is a lot of garden related lingo on this website, here are definitions for some of the jargon.
- Allium-The Allium genus includes approximately 500 species. Commonly used allium vegetables include garlic, onion, leeks, chives, scallions which are used all over the world in different delicacies. Some allium vegetables have been employed for millenia in the traditional medical practice to treat cardiovascular diseases.
- Bed Foot- A bed's width varies from garden to garden; bed foot is one foot of length regardless of the width.
- Brassica- is the genus of plants in the cabbage and mustard family.
- Cattle Panel- A metal fencing panel that is has numerous uses in the garden. Wilson Home Farms uses cattle panels for fencing, pea trellises, cucumber trellises, and arbors / archways.
- Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)- Community Supported Agriculture (CSA), one type of direct marketing, consists of a community of individuals who pledge support to a farm operation so that the farmland becomes, either legally or spiritually, the community's farm, with the growers and consumers providing mutual support and sharing the risks and benefits of food production.
- Integrated Pest Management (IPM)- a science based decision making process that combines tools and strategies to identify and manage pests.
- Pea Fence- a type of trellis that is designed for use with peas
- Row Foot- the length of a row of a crop or bed.
- Season Extension- Any technique or tool that extends the growing season into the winter, or allows a gardener to start earlier in the spring
- Succession Planting- Planting the same crop multiple times through the season to ensure a continuous harvest.
- Tomato Trellis- a type of trellis that is designed for use with tomatoes.