Winter Got You Down? Curl Up In a French Hot Bed!

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    Who’s eating homegrown greens right now–in places where winter really means winter? On the latest You Bet Your Garden, host Mike McGrath discusses how to extend your season with a French hot bed! Plus, your fabulous phone calls!

    Question of the Week:

    Last year I had some success constructing cold frame boxes to keep my greens going into winter. I have read about hot bed gardening, saw that you mentioned it briefly in an archived question of the week, and was wondering if you have heard of any success using this method without the manure? I was hoping I could maybe accomplish the same results with leaf compost, but wondered if there might be some trick I could try to make it more successful.
    Victoria in East Greenbush, New York

    Mike’s advice for a hot bed without manure »

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