SEPTEMBER

Start thinking about the winter Garden

The month for clearing out old vine, tilling in new compost, applying mulch and preparing the hoop house for winter.  The following diagram shows the exact width, height, and necessary parts to produce a cold frame Hoop garden.

The following company produces a type of Hoop greenhouse for commercial use.
http://www.gidcohightunnels.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Type-D-Final-Design-2_1.jpg

The following is a type of hoop house that the homeowner can make relatively inexpensive.
http://urbanstoreonline.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/light-adobe-closed-lid.jpg 

So far this month we have collected or replanted Winter melon, and Garlic.

One or our students even harvested an errant Caladium from a previous class.

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