Square Foot Gardening Forum

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Ground Cherries
by countrynaturals Today at 11:29 am

» Anyone in SE Idaho or near by?
by mlpii66 Today at 11:25 am

» N & C Midwest: March 2017 Brink of Spring
by countrynaturals Today at 11:22 am

» Other Gardening Books!
by mlpii66 Today at 11:20 am

» Carrot Week 2017!
by countrynaturals Today at 11:09 am

» Comfrey
by countrynaturals Today at 11:04 am

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by AtlantaMarie Today at 8:58 am

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by sanderson Today at 3:18 am

» Squares under siege... by grass!
by sanderson Today at 3:08 am

» Need another type of compost.
by sanderson Today at 3:06 am

» Mary Mary quite contrary, how does your garlic grow?
by CitizenKate Today at 12:19 am

» New England March 2017
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 10:15 pm

» 2017: First full year of SFGing in ND
by mlpii66 Yesterday at 8:33 pm

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 7:54 pm

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in March 2017
by sanderson Yesterday at 5:00 pm

» Hello from Southern Illinois
by MrBooker Yesterday at 4:23 am

» Terrible News: Bumblebees In Trouble
by audrey.jeanne.roberts 3/23/2017, 9:41 pm

» New from OK City
by Scorpio Rising 3/23/2017, 9:34 pm

» Butterfly Junction
by countrynaturals 3/23/2017, 11:56 am

» Tomato Mystery Mix
by Avinash 3/23/2017, 12:06 am

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by TCgardening 3/22/2017, 9:46 pm

» New to SFG!
by TCgardening 3/22/2017, 9:39 pm

» North Texas - Square Foot Garden
by Scorpio Rising 3/22/2017, 8:34 pm

» How can we save this tree?
by countrynaturals 3/22/2017, 2:30 pm

» Ontario - trying out SFG
by Kelejan 3/22/2017, 12:39 pm

» List of Forum Members with Blogs
by Cajun Cappy 3/22/2017, 12:31 pm

» SUGA 2017
by SQWIB 3/22/2017, 9:26 am

» Happy Birthday!!
by AtlantaMarie 3/22/2017, 8:42 am

» who has chickens
by sanderson 3/21/2017, 3:00 pm

» Rolling Boxes
by sanderson 3/21/2017, 2:50 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Alaska rain-rain-rain

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Alaska rain-rain-rain

Post  Esther on 7/14/2011, 4:59 pm

Thought I would have a garden but first the frezze and snoe than no sun to speak of along with rain well maybe next year. My carrots are up abouy an inch -onions no go-lettus no show well thats the way my garden has been going even with mels soil Sad . Discouraged GLAD to see that some of you are having a succes Smile

Esther

Posts : 23
Join date : 2010-08-09
Location : Sterling Alaska

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Alaska rain-rain-rain

Post  HouseofWool on 7/14/2011, 9:57 pm

Would using a cold frame help eek out a bit more of a growing season?

HouseofWool

Posts : 107
Join date : 2010-06-09
Location : SE Wisconsin

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Alaska rain

Post  Esther on 7/15/2011, 3:46 am

No what is a cold frame?

Esther

Posts : 23
Join date : 2010-08-09
Location : Sterling Alaska

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Alaska rain-rain-rain

Post  HouseofWool on 7/15/2011, 8:55 am

Basically, it is like constructing a mini-greenhouse that you put on the top of the boxes. Because it is clear plastic, it lets in the sunlight, and concentrates the heat to allow for earlier and later growth. It might be helpful in Alaska. There is a section in the book about it.

HouseofWool

Posts : 107
Join date : 2010-06-09
Location : SE Wisconsin

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Alaska rain-rain-rain

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum