A November Harvest – Brussel Sprouts

Today I harvested the first of my brussel sprouts in November.  And not the beginning of November, but the 30th! These plants were planted the second week of June and have been in the ground for over 145 days.  I looked often in September and October but the sprouts remained only about a 1/2″ in… Continue reading A November Harvest – Brussel Sprouts

Greenhouse questions answered

Where should it be placed? What materials should it be built from? What are its best uses? http://www.tomatoville.com/showthread.php?t=25691 http://imageshack.us/a/img560/3693/daylightcflcurve.jpg http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diffuse_reflection http://www.gardenersworld.com/plants/features/structural/siting-a-greenhouse/3639.html http://extension.psu.edu/plants/plasticulture/technologies/plastic-mulches/is-there-a-difference-in-red-mulch-1 http://www.growerssupply.com/farm/supplies/ProductDisplay?catalogId=14052&productId=10336&pageId=ItemDetail&isDoc=N Considerations for a Greenhouse I am also toying with the idea of a winter greenhouse to extend the growing season, and take the yearly seedling hatch out of my office!  After reading… Continue reading Greenhouse questions answered

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