How Our Winter Garden Survived -23°F (-31°C) With No Heat
Please join me for an update on our winter garden after a week of subzero temperatures and a low of -23°F (-31°C).
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0:22 How we protected plants from the cold
0:22 Didn’t remove snow from north wall and bottom of hoop house
0:50 Covered outside and inside of door with 6 mil greenhouse film
1:52 Why I did not use supplemental heat
2:23 Covered cold frame and low tunnels with 2 extra layers of 6 mil greenhouse film (5 layers of cover total)
3:42 Temperatures outside versus hoop house
4:34 How did the plants hold up to the extreme cold?
6:50 The plants we’re growing are more cold hardy than most people think
4:14 4:34 6:21 8:16
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