Planning a Hoop House

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A hoop house can extend a growing season a month on either side. Plan and build a hoop house with a professional organic farmer in this free gardening video. View Video Transcript

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Daniel Botkin

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Today we're going to talk about everything you need to know about backyard hoophouses. You're going to need to acquire your materials. So there are various sources as well as kits. You can build your own, There's various designs, we'll cover the basic designs and we're going to cover just how to maintain the hoophouse around the calendar. There's a bit to know, based upon what it is you want to do. Whether it's growing vegetables, growing winter starts, winter vegetables, early starts. Whether you're extending the season in the fall or ramping up the season in the spring. We're going to cover just about everything you need to know to get started with one of these wonderful backyard structures. You can see right now its March, late March and we're already active and producing food. We've been enjoying salad, stir fry greens, and we're ramping up for another lovely season here at Laughing Dog Farm.