Category Archives: Season extension

Garden update March 9, 2016

Last week I did some research that led me to realize I’ve been taking the wrong approach to early seed planting outdoors in two ways. I left mulch on the raised beds. While this acts as a blanket to keep … Continue reading

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Some helpful tips on low tunnels

Here’s a useful short video I came across regarding building low tunnels for your garden. I had great success with my low tunnels last year (see the post from last spring) and found some new ideas to incorporate into my … Continue reading

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Potatoes and Garlic

Yesterday evening I harvested the last of this year’s second planting of potatoes.  The second crop was planted mid-June and took up about 36 sq. ft. of one of our beds.  It followed the first planting of potatoes in that … Continue reading

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Season Extending Spring 2012

I’ve started experimenting with season extending this spring using a few different strategies: Transplanting early — I’ve started seeds indoors for a variety of plants including spinach, swiss chard, lettuce, scallions, leeks, and turnips, in addition to the traditional ones like tomatoes, peppers, … Continue reading

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