Even in winter your garden can be growing and producing cold-hardy crops. Thick mulch will build soil and protect beneficial organisms necessary for next spring’s plantings. The mulched soil itself is a perfect storage place for your fall-grown root vegetables. Illustration by Elayne Sears. From MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine.
DIY Covered Greenhouse Garden: A Removable Cover Solution to Protect Your Plants
DYI Covered Green House. The Swing N Cocoa blog has shared a step-by-step photo tutorial on how to build a small greenhouse. It protects your plants and vegetables from wind and rain, while keeping wayward animals away from it. It can be done on a weekend, and you can plant a lot of things in it, from tomatoes and cantaloupes, to onions and squash. You can even put in an automatic watering system.
productive fall and winter vegetable gardens, with niki jabbour