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    Garden,  One Hour Project

    Build a Mini Hoop House: A One Hour Project

    Mini Hoop House Project Do you have one hour to spare?  Has spring fever hit?  This simple project was the cure for me:  setting up a mini hoop house in the garden to start early spring vegetables.  Although it is still nearly six weeks until our last frost date here in northeast Ohio, I already have vegetable plants growing…outside! The secrets to starting an early spring garden are: choose cool weather crops that can tolerate light frosts raised beds planting under cover Cool Weather Crops Many garden favorites, such as tomatoes, peppers and zucchini cannot be planted outside until after the danger of frost has passed (around May 20 here).…