Tomato growing guidelines

Planting and growing tips By Renee Studebaker, based on a column she wrote for the Austin American-Statesman in 2011. Updated for 2021.  In matters related to growing tomatoes, I’ve learned to never say “never” or “always,” especially given… Read More

Gardening guidelines for the spring vegetable garden

Soil, seeds, water, nutrients, pests, and extreme heat Soil Air, water, minerals, and organic matter (living and non-living) are the basic ingredients of all soils. They occur in many combinations. The relative proportions of these ingredients affect how a… Read More

GCP’s 2021 Spring plant sale

COVID-19 kept us from having our annual Fall Festival/Fundraiser at Boggy Creek Farm in 2020, and we were disappointed, but we managed to pull together a pandemic-safe alternative that we’ve now decided is almost as much fun as… Read More

Growing and harvesting tips for the fall vegetable garden

Soil, seeds, water, nutrients, frosts Soil building Air, water, minerals, and organic matter (living and non-living) are the basic ingredients of all soils. They occur in many combinations. The relative proportions of these ingredients affect how a soil behaves,… Read More

GCP’s Fall Garden Plant Sale

Fall plant sale

Our Fall Garden Plant Sale/Fundraiser is done, and it was good. So good, we’re going to try it again in the spring The sale will probably be in late February and early March, depending on the weather. Stay… Read More

2020 fall festival canceled

Green Corn Project has made the difficult decision to cancel our annual fall festival/fundraiser at Boggy Creek Farm because of concerns for the health and safety of our supporters, our volunteers,  and the Austin community. For 21 years, our… Read More