Floating row covers in action in winter. We have whipping wind for most of the winter and spring. Just imagine if the plants had to take that wind. Using row cover on Cool Flowers plantings can help more seeds sprout when planted in the garden, bring spring blooms a little earlier, protect seedlings from hungry
Somehow each year, the official first warm-season planting season takes me by surprise. I attribute this to my totally involvement with growing cool-season plants. This cool-season group keeps me busy from late winter to spring and then BOOM– it’s time to plant the warm-season plants. The warm-season plants would include squash, beans, tomatoes, and others
This week on Lisa Live! I’m talking about: The proper time to plant warm-season annuals Steps to take if you want to plant earlier. Why we as flower farmers have to start early. As always I am answering your questions live! Founder of The Gardener’s Workshop and Flower Farming School Online . Author of Vegetables Love Flowers, Cool Flowers, and The Easy
Floating Row covers can prevent so many problems in the garden, I’m not sure if I would still be gardening if it wasn’t for them. They help prevent pest damage, protect plants from the elements and so much more. I am never caught without row covers on hand. Covering plantings of flowers, herbs, and vegetables
Discussing the cold weather that is coming, what’s going on in the transplant room, and what I cut for church flowers tomorrow.
I am often asked how I use row covers on my farm. Below are the reasons to use, how to use, and when to remove. In all installation during warm-to-hot weather hoops are recommended to create more air space under the cover. I use the lightweight floating row cover because it is the most versatile.