[Market-farming] Farming the back side of the calendar

MAsteveINE MAsteveINE at 207me.com
Thu Aug 9 08:11:56 EDT 2012

  Spinach, being a cool season crop, is not likely to be a success in the south in summer 

  even if it germinates when planted, which leaves a few alternatives:

  Make plantings at above 8000ft elevation where it is much cooler.

  Grow substitutes like chard, lambs quarter, leaf beet, or tetragonia.

  Put up a greenhouse and install enough air conditioners to keep soil and

  air at +- 50F. 

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