Here’s a trick I learned a few years back that will help you get your spring garden growing weeks earlier this year!!
We have a 70 day growing season here–and if we’re lucky, we get to use about 60 of them. I’ve learned to be super careful about what I plant and where I plant it. Thankfully, there are ways to extend your growing season wherever you live. Do you use any of these methods to give […]
A week or so ago, I got my fall garden in the mail. I’ve never really done a full garden before, and deciding to not only fall garden but also start everything from seed was a big thing. We’ve mainly stuck to buying potted tomatoes, and flats of petunias, and saving seed for the lettuce […]
Who could say no to digging through dusty barns to salvage old windows and putting in lots of hard work and love into building a one of a kind greenhouse? We couldn’t, we learned a lot about construction, patience, perseverance and our young marriage. It was a lot of fun and this growing season, we’re […]
Building a simple hoop house cold frame is easy and worthwhile. As long as you don’t make it too big it’s portable and can be used in different locations as needed.
We hosted a caterpillar tunnel workshop on our farm. What’s a caterpillar tunnel? It’s an inexpensive, easy-to-build hoophouse that you can use to grow greens in the winter or extend your season for warm-loving crops (like tomatoes and peppers). We include a summary of materials used and our costs.