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Row Cover to the Rescue

Dec 07, 2009 -

We have three raised beds with simple PVC hoop housed built over them. I have agribon floating row cover secured over the hoops to prolong our growing season (we’re in zone 7 at 2000’ in Grass Valley, CA). This is my first year trying to garden through the winter and our little hoop houses received their first BIG test last night when we received about a foot of snow. So far, so good…. all three hoop houses are still standing and the snow is insulating the rows. I’ve since brushed the snow off the top.

Categories: Frost Protection, Garden Fabric, Row Covers, Snap Fittings

Virginia@groworganic.com Says:
Dec 9th, 2009 at 10:08 am

That looks awesome Autumn! We have to do this at our garden next year! All our poor plants got smashed by the heavy snow :(

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