Winter garden

Winter Garden update

Inside the cold frames the spring temps are beginning to swing from below freezing to 100 degrees . Time to install the automatic venting arms and enjoy the 1st harvest of the season. So I brushed the snow off then opened the window and saw nothing living. There wasn’t even dead plants, there was just…

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Winter Garden update

It’s March 7th, there was little bit of snow last night. The cold frames did their job. Now it’s time to clear them off and watch the Winter Spinach grow. I’m excited for the 1st harvest…! March is a perfect time to plant some seeds. Put some seeds in the ground. I almost guarantee they…

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$30 Hoop House.

I don’t have a greenhouse, therefore, I’m going to have to build one. It has to be simple and it has to be inexpensive. The hoop house and cold frame fit that criteria perfectly. The hoop house is the simplest and most budget friendly of green house designs. To build one all you need are:…

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Winter Garden

It’s February which ends the Persephone garden hibernation cycle. The sun is now strong enough that the spinach I planted in late September, will begin to grow again. I just need to turn on the lights. The windows that sit on top of the cold frames are called lights. I have to brush off the…

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