As the fall season draws to a close, gardeners turn to season extension techniques to maintain crops right through the winter. Cold frames are effective at insulating the winter garden against a killing frost.
How to build a keyhole raised garden bed. Features a compost ring in the center that continuously feeds your bed and plants.
Walking onions are perfect onions for survivalists. Each year new bulbets are produced to plant onions for the upcoming year keeping you in a constant supply of onions. In Zone 7, November is an opportune time to plant walking onions. Walking Onions are also referred to as “Egyptian Walking Onions”, “Egyptian Tree Onions”, “Tree Onions”, […]
Fall is the best time to get your garlic planted. Getting your garlic in the ground in the fall gives you a giant head start on the growing season. Fall planted garlic will get settled in and start growing roots in the fall and then will go dormant over the winter. But as soon as […]
October is not too late to do a little planting in your garden. In fact there are 6 crops you should be plating in October! Remember you are not planting for harvest any time soon, but instead any planting you do in October will over winter for an early spring harvest!
A cover crop is a crop planted in a garden bed to protect the soil from erosion, control weeds, loosen soil, improve the soil by adding organic matter and depending on the cover crop it may be used to increase the nitrogen in the soil. Most garden beds can greatly benefit from the use of […]