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.
Many vegetables thrive in the cold, and can continue to grow throughout the fall and winter seasons! Most people start slowing down their gardens around this time of year. If you choose to do so, you can keep growing! I live in zone 6a New England, and I grow in a raised garden bed. I […]
Root vegetables are an important garden crop, not only because they are nutritious, but also because they can help maximize your growing area by giving you two crops for the space of one. Let’s take a look at the various benefits of root crops and which ones to grow based on your needs.
Here in zone 6a New England, the growing season is so short. By the end of November, trees have shed their leaves and plants have gone into hibernation mode. When the ground starts to freeze and the days become shorter, us gardeners turn to houseplants and planning next year’s harvest. Although that can be very […]
Think greens for spring! Some of the “super” foods of nutrition are among the crops you can plant in early spring. To have a successful spring garden plan and prepare now. These cool season crops have certain common characteristics. Learn what to plant and when to plant that spring garden.
Grow in winter in any plant hardiness zone. I’ve invited three great gardeners from across North America to help me pick the best winter vegetables for your gardens. Which made veggies made our Top 10? Come find out!