Let's get the 2018 garden thoughts flowing! What will be new, added, subtracted or the same in 2018? Larger garden area? New approaches to planting, feeding or harvesting? My focus this year is to get the berry patch in shape. Currant bushes are pretty well established and in 2018 I expect a decent crop. In late winter I will prune them fairly hard to get them growing the way I want them to. Raspberries will also get cut pretty hard. I had a good crop in 2017, and the raspberries are growing aggressively, and this needs to be curbed/trained as much as possible, so they don't overtake the space I want them to live in. For veggies, I will plant: green beans, carrots and peas. Probably also a couple of pepper plants and 2 tomato plants. I'm planting in long rows in 2018, rather than a higher number of shorter rows as in prior years. Seems easier to manage with longer rows. Square footage is staying the same. I have a low wire fence for everything, and I use a netting for the berries. The netting is a pain in the backside but I don't have another idea that isn't more work, time or expense. Let's hear about the 2018 gardens!