A simple hooophouse can extend your growing season by at least 3 months each year. They are very simple to build on raised beds. Learn how to build this simple hoophouse for under $20 and start growing more veggies in the colder times of the year!
Winters in our area can be super cold. Even with the protection of a cold frame it’s pretty hard for us to get lettuce to survive the winter outdoors. So this year we are trying something new and growing lettuce indoors in a sunny south facing window. Come learn how we are doing it and […]
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.
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”, […]
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 […]
5 Crops you can still plant in September include Mache, lettuce, spinach, kale and claytonia. Plant these greens now for a harvest in late winter and spring. Get these greens in the ground in early to mid September and you will enjoy a great harvest of healthy green through the winter and early spring. Remember […]