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Category Archives: Cold Frame
Growing fresh lettuce in the dead of winter! Am I crazy?
Yes, I am but that’s a story for another time. To check out this particular bit of craziness, please click here! The graph at left represents the actual temperatures for the week ending December the 20th, 2009. Note that while … Continue reading
Posted in CF1, CF2, Cold Frame, Danomanno, Forsythkid, Lettuce, Vegetables Tagged Cold frames in the winter, Romaine lettuce, Winter lettuce Leave a comment
Now’s the time to plan your spring garden!
Sure, winter is in full spring. As I write this it’s snowing outside and the temperatures are expected to drop into the teens over the next few days. So why even talk about gardening? Well, I’m not actually talking about … Continue reading
Say Yes to an Early Spring Salad!
Sure, it might be winter outside right now, but before you know it spring will be rushing past! That’s why even in January, I’m making seed purchases and getting ready for a fantastic garden salad harvest that will be ready … Continue reading
Posted in Cold Frame, Raised beds Tagged Gardening, mustard greens, Romaine, Spinach, spring lettuce 3 Comments
There’s Nothing Like a Homegrown Spring Salad!
My cold frames have continued to produce a bountiful crop of early spring lettuce. Continue reading
Posted in CF1, Cold Frame, Gardening, Health, Lettuce, Nature, Onions, Spring gardening Tagged Cold Frame, Romaine, Vegetable salad 1 Comment
Survival Garden Planning
In the event of a national or global disaster, your backyard garden may be all the lies between you and starvation. Continue reading
Posted in Cold Frame, Gardening, Raised beds, Square foot gardening Tagged Survival garden 1 Comment
Cold Frames Now Paying Off
The cold frames are now paying off at last. Continue reading
Posted in CF1, CF2, Cold Frame, Lettuce, Vegetables Tagged CF1, CF2 1 Comment
Get Ready – Get Set….
Seed starting begins now. Hey it’s February already! Continue reading
Posted in Cold Frame, Gardening, Spring gardening Tagged Seed Starting 1 Comment
Forsyth Ice Storm Aftermath
An ice storm hits Missouri with a vengeance. Continue reading
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Cold Frame Update – Early January 09
First harvest of Cold Frame veggies in January. Continue reading
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Cold Frame Update – End of December
It’s almost the end of December, the 27th actually and I finally got out to check on the health of my romaine, lettuce and radish plants. They reside in two small cold frames in my front yard and would no … Continue reading
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