Wed, 6 April 2016
Taking Advantage of Time with the Passive Techniques of Over-Wintered Crops and Stale Seed-bedding - The Urban Farmer - Season 2 - Week 1
If we go back to where we left of Season One of the show, it was December and there really wasn't any crop production happening on the land itself for Green City Acres. At that time some of the land was sitting fallow waiting for future planting in the spring, and some of the land was occupied by dormant crops that had been planted a few months earlier in the fall. Let's find out how much Curtis' total farm has been quietly in production throughout the winter, with beds holding overwintered crops, and why.
This episode also covers overwintering crops, prepping beds with tarps and stale seed bedding, and dealing with the shoulder season day length changes.
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Direct download: TUFS02E01.mp3
Category:permaculture -- posted at: 3:00am PDT