LQP Asks an Expert: Growing Your Own Food
When baby quail begin running amuck in backyards along with tiny wild rabbits, lizards and the occasional snake, it's a clear sign that winter in the desert has ended, which brings many people to thoughts of planting vegetables, herbs and other kinds of food. But not everyone lives where it's feasible to just go outside and plant a garden. Staff at the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Tucson Village Farm teach folks with even the weakest green thumbs some tips for indoor or portable gardening. If you've ever wondered about making a portable lettuce box, what plants are easiest to grow without killing them or the best ways to conserve water while maintaining a garden, watch this video to get advice from one of our very own UA experts, farm staffer Nathan Fenoglio.