Garden Hoops: Low Tunnels for Frost and Insect Protection
March 14, 2019 . · Growing

When you’re itching to get your hands dirty, garden hoops can extend the season enough to avoid disaster. Midway between full-sized greenhouses and the gamble of throwing seeds into cold …

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What Planting Zone Am I In?
March 1, 2019 . · Growing

U. S. planting zones are based on the weather history of any given area. The question “what planting zone am I in?” is one of the most asked by beginning …

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Extend the Growing Season with Cold Frame Gardening

By Sue Robishaw – Whether we blame it on El Niño or the gods, chaotic weather is too often a part of the gardener’s life. While this makes life more …

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Growing and Marketing Bulb Plants

By Lew Small – Experimenting with new ways to earn an income from our small farm, we recently discovered the possibilities of spring flower bulb plants. We had a lot of …

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How to Keep Plants from Freezing in Vegetable Gardens
February 25, 2019 . · Growing

Fall can be death to gardens if you don’t know how to keep plants from freezing. Follow these easy methods to extend your harvest. In the grocery store, you hear …

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