Niki Jabbour on Season Extending – A Way to Garden with Margaret Roach – July 13, 2020

Season Extending with Niki Jabbour – A Way to Garden with Margaret Roach – July 13, 2020

Longtime gardeners and first-timers went all out in this craziest of years, bringing the expression “victory garden” back into the headlines. We all planted in spring like mad—in fact, so much so that seed companies were swamped, and even ran out. But planting season is not over, not even up North where I garden. For late-summer-into-fall harvest and even beyond into winter, I’ve asked year-round vegetable grower Niki Jabbour to coach us in the next steps of succession sowing, and in smart tactics for plant protection, too, to stretch the season. 

Niki is author of three books so far: “The Year-round Vegetable Gardener,” plus “Groundbreaking Food Gardens” and “Veggie Garden Remix.” She’s also a contributor to the blog She creates the award-winning radio program, “The Weekend Gardener,” which is heard throughout Eastern Canada, and she gardens with a vengeance in Nova Scotia. So, if Niki can do it people, so can we.  


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