Frost blankets increase night temperatures by 10 degrees. They are also called low tunnels.
Underneath of them everything is warm, lush, and happy.
We sold the majority, donated all we could to Christian Outreach, and then gave the remainder to some very fortunate local hogs (Charlotte and friends)
Next, I tilled the soil, limed, and fertilized.
I raked the soil into beds.
Amanda and I put down black plastic on the beds and white fabric on the aisles. These are great weed barriers against my nemesis Bermudagrass.
Looks different huh? Time for spring tomatoes, peppers, squash, and cucumbers.
Not to mention hundreds of transplants, hanging baskets, and perennials.