So once you have read the first posts in this series, about Site Selection, and asked yourself the questions and evaluated your yard, you are ready to start building your garden! If space is limited you can use pots for container gardening!
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Where we were.
We spent the last 6 years in a run down rental home trying to find our dream home. It had 6 acres most of it woods that we were able to hike in and enjoyed that. In the small area that was open around the house we had a large organic garden and a small flock of chickens. Of course we canned, cooked from scratch, and made our own natural hygiene and cleaning products etc. But we longed for more… Read more »
Arctic blast could damage your plants!
How cold is it going to get?
Temperatures are plummeting into the low teens here in Georgia this week! Wednesday and Thursday are looking to be some pretty cold days for us southerners. Wind chill could be as cold as 4 degrees Thursday morning! For more information on the forecast visit these two links. I always look at both myself!
Weather Channel: http://www.weather.com/weather/5day/l/USGA0028:1:US
National Weather Service: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/ffc/
What should we do for our plants?
Long periods of cold and extreme low temperatures can damage even our heartiest winter crops! In Georgia we are privileged with being able to grow year round if we protect our plants from these extremes. Hopefully you have already mulched well if you don’t have raised beds. Raised beds naturally retain more heat and mulch protects the root zone from cold damage and also generates some heat.