Are you wondering how to practice succession sowing in your garden? Are you interested in growing crops in a polytunnel greenhouse but don’t know where to start? Are you in interested in garden planning and design? Are you wanting to try extending your garden season? Come and see a full year of succession sowing in […]
Gardening in Maine is tough. Our season is definitely coming to an end, with only kale, gourds and some herbs hanging on. The sunflowers suffered a cold snap and have drooped. The zinnias are the only flowers still showing life. The autumn foliage here in the northeast is the most beautiful in the country, but […]
An old car radiator can be used for active heat exchange. A simple but profound way to heat or cool a greenhouse or any other room you wish. Whenever the water is cooler then the air it cools and when it’s warmer it heats.
Recycled windows make great greenhouses, big and small. We went for small for temporary plant protection. A simple solution that works very well.
The second post of the building a new garden series, the greenhouse is up! See our plans from the beginning and the first stage of the greenhouse completed! This greenhouse is a wonderful mix of brand new lumber and recycled windows. Free plans included!
Make the best use of a small greenhouse to get a jump on a cold spring here in Maine.