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By bit bit on October 23, 2011

A big part of self-sufficiency is being able to provide for oneself all year, not just when the weather's nice. And, with the right planning and preparation, it's entirely possible to harvest all winter in most climates. If you've thought about growing some food in the colder parts of the year, read on for tips and tricks.

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Oct 31, 2011 9:57 AM CST
Although I give up vege gardening when fall comes, I enjoyed reading your ideas on extending the growing season. Thank you for an informative article.
Dec 16, 2011 8:09 AM CST
Name: bit
Eastern VA and NC
Zone 7b/8a
Thank you for the comment, and sorry I didn't reply sooner. I imagine your options are limited in Calgary, but if you're interested in extending your season, check out Eliot Coleman's book "Four Season Harvest" - he grows food year-round in Maine.

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