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  • Planting Corn: Sweet Corn, Popcorn, and Dent

    Planting corn into the vegetable garden is always one of the very first tasks that I need to complete in the summer garden. Though my last frost date has not technically passed, the forecast looks great until the actual date – so I’m going for it! This year, I’ll be planting several types of corn in a small space. This is not ideal. Since corn is pollinated by wind, there is no doubt that the corn types will cross pollinate if they happen to be dropping pollen at the same time. To try to avoid this, I picked a couple different types that mature at different times. Hopefully, there won’t…