When you think of an amaryllis flower, the first image that comes to mind may be the classic ‘Red Lion’ bloom. This flower is usually sold as part of a popular holiday gift kit. It’s popularity stems from the fact that this bulb is very easy to grow and will definitely add that burst of […]
Right this minute, especially if you live in the Northeast, most of our gardens are in hibernation mode. We might have some houseplants blooming, maybe an amaryllis or some paperwhites. As far as the outdoor gardens go, there still might be some snow to deal with and some February storms to come. In the meantime, […]
A hoop house is an easy way to keep your plants and soil warm this winter. Here are complete instructions for building your own hoop house for your in-ground garden or raised beds. Extend the growing season for your plants, get seeds and starts in earlier and keep your garden going all winter long!
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.