Friday, October 22, 2010
Strawbale Coldframe and Post-Frost Plant Fotos
Kale seedlings from our seed growing under glass! We are going to try to grow food all winter!
We are building probably three more as we have more windows. The five coldframes will contain kale, spinach, carrots, turnips, beets and cabbage. Seeds are getting sown this weekend. Rainy weather is with us. And we are preparing our rain catchment system for winter which means draining them so trees and other winter plants are getting that water.
Here is our awesome temperature/ humidity monitor:
It has been as cold as 30 on the patio where the outdoor part of the device is. We thought it was crazy how our plants are just dealing with it. Even the sensitive ones like squash and cucumbers.
This is our record of what plants do at 30 degrees:
lemon cucumbers still producing: