Tag Archive for: row cover

How to Guard Against Leaf Miners

November 16, 2019 Joan here. I have been volunteering at FECO since the beginning of time. Recently, in my writing class, the instructor charged us to write a set of instructions for how to do something. Here goes! Leaf miner larvae were infesting the Swiss chard I was trying to grow in the FECO raised […]

Tulle – A Cool Tool

September 3, 2018 Stretching the parameters of our climate is part of gardening. We add row covers or netting to keep out a pest or alter sunlight transmission. But it’s not that simple is it? These tools can affect soil and air temperature, humidity, wind, light penetration, pollination, and productivity. Did you know red shade […]