Sustainable Gardening News – Fall and Winter Gardens

Well, sad to say, summer is coming to a close!  For us gardeners, it is a time of both sadness and relief (especially in those areas where this summer has proven extra-hot and dry, to the point where watering adequately has become an unsustainable proposition. Luckily, here in central Ohio, we’ve finally been blessed with some MUCH-needed rain.).

Fall Garden
Image by thekitchendesigner.org via Flickr

However, those who have a long enough growing season, warm enough climate, or are lucky enough to have an enclosed garden are excitedly preparing for fall and winter gardening efforts.

Here are a few interesting notes from some such hardy souls:

Sustainable Gardening, Winter Style | Sustainable Food

A new group of sustainable gardening advocates has arrived in the mainstream: the winter gardeners.
Publish Date:
09/21/2010 6:15
http://www.justmeans.com/Sustainable-Gardening-Winter-Style/31858.html

Celebrate Fall! Harvest Time is Best for Visiting Local Farms
Celebrate Fall! Harvest Time is Best for Visiting Local Farms. Stop! Just stop what you are doing, and put down your tools, be they gardening trowels or smart phones. It is time to take a break from the weeding, shoveling, organizing, … “ The FruitGuys supports Hoes Down as part of our commitment to sustainable agriculture and community building. We work with a number of small farms in Capay Valley as well as other small farmers around the country who feel it is part of …
Publish Date:
09/24/2010 14:17
http://fruitguys.com/almanac/2010/09/24/celebrate-fall-harvest-time-is-best-for-visiting-local-farms

October In Your Patch – Temperate Zones « Sustainable Gardening
But the one thing that remains the same for all zones and regions is this: sustainable gardening doesn’t mean no maintenance gardening… so spend some time, pull some weeds, and enjoy your patch of paradise! …
Publish Date:
09/12/2010 22:38
http://www.sgaonline.org.au/?p=3313


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Rose Hillbrand runs a blog and website dedicated to holistic living -- living a healthy, balanced lifestyle in all areas -- health, relationships, spirituality, and finances.
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