Extend the growing season and bring fresh, local food to the table year-round by adding quick hoops to your winter vegetable garden.
Barbara Damrosch and Eliot Coleman are organic gardening pioneers whose Four Season Farm in Maine produces year-round vegetable crops. In their new book "The Four Season Farm Gardener's Cookbook," Barbara and Eliot guide readers through growing, cooking and eating their own food.
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Gardeners at the authors' Four Season Farm in Maine spread row covers over hoops to protect winter crops.
Heavy-duty quick hoops are shaped using a bending form bolted to a picnic table.
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Sandbags prevent covers from blowing away.
Quick hoops protect plants from freezing cold and snow.