I use wide beds to make the best use of limited space. I work the bed, add plenty of well-composted horse manure to loosen the soil and about 3 lb. of seed meal N) per 100 sq., and then rake the bed smooth.
How to start and grow peach trees from seed (also nectarines and apricots) - have FREE producing fruit trees in years! I lost one of my peach trees, only have one left (with the BEST peaches in the world . I am SO doing this next year!
For a versatile, all-around superb beet for eating fresh or canning, it's hard to top Detroit Dark Red Short Top. These mid-sized roots are tender and sweet, with a smooth, round shape and rich scarlet color.