season extension





1/28/2015
You can eat carrots and greens from your garden and grow cover crops to feed back the soil the rest of the year. Learn how Cindy Conner does it with this 3-bed plan.
1/6/2015
Why pay high prices at the grocery store when growing herbs outdoors is achievable all winter long?
12/11/2014
Low tunnels are easy structures to build to protect your winter veggies. Keeping the covers on in windy conditions can be a challenge. Learn simple steps you can take to make your low tunnel covers stable, no matter what the weather brings.
9/22/2014
The first killing frosts of the season change the garden-scape.
9/10/2014
You can be harvesting from your garden all year long, including through the winter months! It's time to plant the fall garden.
6/12/2014
Building a greenhouse out of an old carport destined for the dump.
5/15/2014
Tips that we have learned gardening at a high elevation.
5/13/2014
The hoophouse on our farm is filled with greens all winter long. It’s almost hard to switch gears for summer tomatoes.
5/7/2014
Make the best use of your cold frame by having lids designed to be easily adjusted or removed.
3/11/2014
Creating a micro-climate is an essential tool for your survival and homesteading skills. Making the right micro-climate for your plants specific needs will not only help them survive, but thrive as well.
2/27/2014
Everywhere is full of micro-climates. Discover the places in your garden where the soil warms first, or last, by watching the snow melt and taking pictures.
9/20/2013
Even as far north as Maine I can harvest produce from March to December with parsnips to dig from under the frost in February without the use of row covers or a greenhouse. In some beds I do two or more succession plantings that together with the root cellar keeps me with fresh produce all year.
3/20/2013
I know how popular and much hyped season-extending materials are in the world of organic gardening, but is it a necessity to eat fresh lettuce year round?
3/1/2013
Get a materials list and step-by-step insructions for low tunnel construction for your backyard garden.
5/23/2012
Transitioning seedlings from indoor starts to outdoor plants
3/17/2012
Starting flats of seedlings begins this year's growing season.
12/8/2011
As winter descends a three-season hoop house is weeded, compost spread, and a straw mulch applied. Next spring will be here soon.




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