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Garden Epiphanies

– Posted in: Design, Garden chores, How-to, Meditations

Gardening experience, for the most part, is accrued bit by bit, as decisions are made to do this chore before the other, plants die and we know why--or we don't--and mental notes are made about what is blooming when. But every so often, the gardener has an epiphany, a light bulb moment. These milestones represent [...]

Year-round Uses for A Cold Climate Greenhouse

– Posted in: Hardscaping and Projects, How-to, Seeds and Seed Starting

(Editor's note: Neil Moran wrote North Country Gardening seven years before Cold Climate Gardening got started. I asked him to share what he's learned since building his greenhouse.)As you all know, the summers are sweet, but short here in the North. It seems not long after we’ve sown our vegetable crops and put out the [...]