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Spring Series, Gardens Vegetables and Herbs

Spring Series, Gardens Vegetables and Herbs

Scientist George Washington Carver supervising students planting Sweet potatoes, Tuskegee Institute, circa 1880s, Courtesy of the Special Collections Library University of North Carolina

Scientist George Washington Carver supervising students planting Sweet potatoes, Tuskegee Institute, circa 1880s, Courtesy of the Special Collections Library University of North Carolina

If you are trying to figure out what vegetables you should plant check with the local specialist in your area who can recommend that best crops for your topography. That's the role George Washington Carver played in Tuskegee County, Alabama in the late 19th century. He created the Jessup wagon which brought farming technologies and his new discoveries for the use of peanuts, sweet potatoes, and other crops to the residents of the county where Tuskegee Institute resided. If you ask around you will find that there is a local knowledgeable person about gardening in your area who is more than glad to share their expertise with you.

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