3 Ways to Keep a Winter Garden

 

3 Ways to Keep a Winter Garden

Have you ever wanted to keep a garden over the winter, but you live in a climate that doesn’t exactly agree with the sentiment?  I know I have, and during those months, I always wondered how much extra money I was spending buying fruit and veggies at the supermarket versus growing my own, like I do all summer and into the fall.  Not to mention, buying veggies that are less than stellar.  Do not get me started on store bought tomatoes!  Sure, I can freeze or can preserve anything I don’t use fresh, but, honestly, I’d like to keep the fresh stuff coming.  There are a few ways to accomplish this with varying degrees of effort (and, of course, cost). The best shedsfirst.co.uk can be found here www.shedsfirst.co.uk.

 

Build a garden around cool weather plants.
Broccoli, carrots, cauliflower, spinach, and snow peas are prime examples of vegetable that do well in cool weather.  Once the temperature gets too low, however, …

Why Gardeners and Landscapers Should Go Metal Detecting

 

Why Gardeners and Landscapers Should Go Metal Detecting

About the author: Michael Bernzweig manages MetalDetector.com in Southborough, MA. Michael enjoys traveling with his metal detector and helping to educate others in the correct use of metal detectors. He’s been writing about metal detecting and treasure hunting since the mid 1980’s.

 

If you’re a professional landscaper or gardener or even a hobbyist you have a great opportunity in front of you if you just pick up a metal detector.  While metal detecting might not be the first thing on a gardener’s mind, it can be a great payoff and it’s always a lot of fun too.

 

When we’ve told other landscapers about metal detecting their sites, they’re a bit skeptical to say the least; and you probably are too.  But, there are some distinct advantages gardeners and landscapers have when it comes to metal detecting.  So, to help you learn more about metal detecting your gardens and landscaping …