Does each layer of protection in the winter garden effectively move the garden 1 1/2 zones to the south? Today I look at temperature data to find out.
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Crops we’re growing now for a winter harvest:
Under One Layer of Protection
Good King Henry
Two Layers of Protection
Egyptian Walking Onions
Giant Red Mustard Greens
Italian Dandelion Greens
Fordhook Giant Swiss Chard
Red Veined Sorrel
OYR is all about growing a lot of food on a little land using sustainable organic methods, while keeping costs and labor at a minimum. Emphasis is placed on improving soil quality with compost and mulch. No store-bought fertilizers, soil amendments, pesticides, compost activators, etc. are used.