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Wholier Than Thou

I devoured Eliot Coleman’s The Winter Harvest Handbook in two sittings yesterday. Fantastic book. I rarely write reviews on the website, and this isn’t going to be one, but I’d seriously recommend it to fellow northerners looking to expand their garden season. 929 more words


New Littleton Site! Helping to feed the Carmelites!

The Saint Isidore Society has been allowed to use a new site; an acre field located near Gallop Street and Littleton Boulevard in Littleton CO. We will be growing enough produce for the nearby Carmelite convent, as well as for the participating members. 111 more words


Winter Carrots

Eliot Coleman and Barbara Damrosch write a lot about winter carrots. Before last year I NEVER had any luck growing carrots so when I first read his descriptions, I was just plain jealous. 194 more words

Scenes From The Field

The Winter Garden

This year our experimentation has continued with our first-ever cold-weather winter garden.  Eliot Coleman has been developing the use of unheated greenhouses for winter gardens for many years now, and his book,  598 more words

News & Essays

Cold Damage on Winter Crops

Well  here it is in early December and not surprisingly, most of the outside crops in the main garden, ‘bit the dust’ as they say—died. A few are still alive. 514 more words


Update from Our Fall Laboratory

One of our goals at Over the Fence is to find ways to produce fresh food throughout the year. To this end, we consulted the first name in North American season extension, Eliot Coleman. 423 more words

Eliot Coleman and the Four-Season Harvest

Four-Season Harvest
Eliot Coleman

Eliot Coleman epitomizes the careful, organized, and innovative gardener many of us aspire to become. From reading his books (or looking at a Johnny’s catalog) you can easily imagine that every tool is his shed is sharp, rust-free, and in its right place. 862 more words