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How to Grow Food 365 Days a Year
With winter comes the end of the grow season for us gardeners. To prepare, a lot of us preserve our harvest by canning, freezing, or storing in climate controlled root cellars. Even better than food stores would be the ability to grow fresh vegetables through the cold season. This way, in case rodents or mold compromise your stored food you’re not completely out of luck.
Family Food Garden has provided a comprehensive guide on how to keep your garden productive year round. For those skeptics out there, this info comes to us from a gardener in Canada who manages to keep a productive garden in sub-zero weather. Included in the guide are recommendations according to type of vegetable and methods of retaining heat in the garden. The methods range from a simple layering of mulch to greenhouse type structures, so there is a method for every type of climate. This is must know information for the serious self-sufficient gardener!