Using the Hotbed Planting-Season Extender in Your Garden

Nothing gives you a head start on spring — not to mention close long-season veggie varieties — like the tried-and-true hotbed. Now MOTHER tells you how to get the most out of this classic planting-season extender.

Garden hotbed season extender
Since I inevitably end up with more garden plantings than I can use, I plant the excess in the empty hotbed. These plants provide us with fresh vegetables well into the fall, weeks after our garden plants have stopped producing.