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My mother was born in Athens, Texas and taught me to love watermelon.
On May 10, 2014 we had our first ripe strawberries from a few plants we had in the greenhouse. However the real strawberry season began in early June.
Edthatmatters.com has a long list of links to gardening information.
Winter gardening is not common, but with a little planning, there is little reason why most people with any garden space cannot harvest vegetables throughout most of the year.
This passive solar greenhouse, High Tunnel, has had four Low Tunnels placed inside.
November is not the time to start new strawberry plants for most of us, but it may be a good time to learn how to do it in another growing season.
Low tunnel, or mini hoop construction for the garden is one of the most important improvements you can make. A low tunnel can be inexpensive, and yet very effective.
Growing and harvesting vegetables from your garden in the winter may not be as difficult as you think.
By my calculations using total acreage data and total population numbers, there are more than six acres in the USA per person living here. For a family of four, that would be about 25 acres.
We are using multiple methods to mulch our garden plots. We are using paper, landscape plastic, and a hay/manure mix.
May 26, 2013 was the beginning of our strawberry season as we harvested our first ripe berries that day, just one day after a frost at the farm.