Category Archives: season extension

Hands in Pockets — May 3 Garden Update

On Saturday May 3 David, Sean, and Michael met early to re-cover the hoop house.  They were hoping to find a time when the wind wasn’t blowing.  It turns out the hoop house is sited near a wind-tunnel created by … Continue reading

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Introducing Two Apprentices

Two apprentices have been selected for the Bethany Garden Apprenticeship Program!  They are Sean Saunders of Chester, and Michael Overmaars of Antigonish. We received many very promising applications, and interviewed 6 people.  It was a difficult choice, and we wish … Continue reading

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Season Extension Notes and Resources

Season Extension Simplified, a workshop presented at the Bethany Centre. October 19, 2013 Growing crops earlier and later than usual is a key to making a profit with fresh market fruit and vegetables. The basics of production (soil preparation, fertility, irrigation, … Continue reading

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Season Extension Simplified

Season Extension Simplified:  A hands-on workshop about hoop houses and other affordable and effective techniques for growing produce in a protected environment.  With David and Jen Greenberg of Abundant Acres Farm. Saturday October 19, 10am to 4pm, Bethany Garden, 45 … Continue reading

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