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Post  walshevak on Sat Sep 29, 2012 1:38 pm

I get the High Mowing Organic Seeds newsletter and this month is devoted to fall/winter growing.

Here is the instructions for Eliot Coleman's double covered low tunnels.
http://www.mofga.org/Default.aspx?tabid=844

and here is the winter hoop house guide with various articles.

http://www.highmowingseeds.com/winter-hoop-house-guide.html

I love the pictures of the little helper in this article.

http://westsidegardener.com/howto/hoophouse.html

Kay

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Post  quiltbea on Sat Sep 29, 2012 4:03 pm

I like that idea of Eliot's to hoop in fall and early winter and leave it alone til spring. Like him, I too live in Maine.
Once winter arrives, I can't get to my gardens. Too much snow for me to shovel and up a hill and a bit too far for me to get to check on anything that might be growing. Just leaving it alone til early spring and having a crop pop up extra early without any help is a great idea.
Thanks fo the site walshevak. I copied the article and printed it for my Garden Journal Notebook.
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Post  CindiLou on Sun Sep 30, 2012 6:21 pm

Yup, great article! Copied to my files for future reference!
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