Frost & Sun Protection

Row Covers – Extend Your Growing Season with Dio-Betalon

Row Covers – Extend Your Growing Season with Dio-Betalon

Row covers have been used by farmers for years to extend the season of summer crops and to get their Fall/Winter crops off to a good start. In our video, Protecting Plants From Frost, Tricia demonstrates how to build a low tunnel...

How Do Floating Row Covers Protect Plants From Frost?

How Do Floating Row Covers Protect Plants From Frost?

  When it comes to protecting your plants from frosts and freezes it’s important to understand where the heat is coming from. Soil absorbs heat during the day and radiates it back at night. Our Agribon floating row covers work by trapping...

How to Extend the Season in Your Garden

How to Extend the Season in Your Garden

. Create the climate your plants want in your garden. Want to make it warmer in the fall and winter? Cooler in the summer? It takes just a few hours to get started for year-round growing. Framework The framework for dealing with...

Find the Right Floating Row Cover for Your Garden

Find the Right Floating Row Cover for Your Garden

Made of lightweight fabric, they allow sunlight, air, and water to pass through to your plants. Well known as “season extenders” to keep plants warm, row covers can also protect plants from insects, and even from too-strong sun in the summertime. In...

Know Thy Last Frost Date

Know Thy Last Frost Date

It happens every year—the weather warms up and the impulse to plant becomes irresistible. It’s spring! Let’s go!, you say. And lately, it seems to happen every year—a sneak-attack frost in late April zaps your early garden. The point is, every region...

How to Make a Hoophouse on a Raised Bed

How to Make a Hoophouse on a Raised Bed

We have been meaning to write about this for a while, and today friend and blog-reader Melinda provided the impetus when she emailed to ask how our hoophouses are constructed. I know they are working with a raised bed, so I took...