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Gardening Season Extension Techniques

by John Bombardiere, Extension Agent

March is perhaps the most unpredictable weather month of the year. Temperatures can be near 70 degrees one day and in the 30s the next, so it’s hard to believe any plants outside of a greenhouse could still be growing given the fluctuating climate. 355 more words

Community & Agricultural Resource Development

I really want to have something fresh to eat from my own yard during winter.

Two books set my heart on fire.

First book was  960 more words

Challenges

Let it Snow!

We were recipients of some of the snow that fell on the east coast over the weekend. It was 14” deep at our house. It isn’t the most snow that I remember having here, but it is the most since January 1996 when we had 20”. 667 more words

Growing Lettuce in the Winter

One of our homestead goals for the near future is to be able to grow lettuce year round. That can be quite difficult with winter temperatures often reaching below zero. 496 more words

Berries And Veggies