Tag: season extension

School Gardens & Farm Education at Youth Farm

School Gardens Teach Teens and Young Adults to Farm Interview with Molly, co-manager of The Youth Farm school gardens and teaching farm (Brooklyn, NY) On a cool April day, one month prior to the peak growing season, Lewis and I visited one NYC’s most visionary urban farms, The Youth Farm […]

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How To Use a Cold Frame to Start Plants Earlier

A cold frame is a simple tool for season extension. I often want to get plants growing early in the season to give them a head start.  But, I do not have a window that is sunny enough to start them indoors.  My original method was to carry them in […]