Tag Archives : Season extension

Start of cold crops inside the sustainable hoophouse

Start of cold crops inside the sustainable hoophouse

Asian greens inside the hoophouse Inter cropped ball lettuce September planted spinach Our September 25 planted cold crops are doing great inside the green house. There is a huge demand for spinach and lettuce  from the market gardeners and farmers from our community farm.  Our community plot farmers have been buying most of the produce. We will be planting again tomorrow on the beds where we had the warm lovers this summer.
End of warm lovers inside the sustainable hoop house

End of warm lovers inside the sustainable hoop house

End of Paavai bitter melon Frost bitten peppers We harvested the last of the peppers, eggplants and bitter melons this week from the green house. Our hoop house doesn’t have any electricity or running water.  Most of the watering was done by collecting rain water. Last weekend’s cold snap killed these plants for good.  We were able to extend their life span by atleast a month. We also have only one layer of 6 [Read More...]
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