I’m happy to have a heavy haul of greens, despite the cold April, and I owe it all to row cover. Row cover is a lightweight fabric laid directly on the crops to keep out pests and to provide extra warmth. It can be a challenge to manage—it’s easily torn and blown about—but after years of watching the spring crops struggle, I realized it was my only option, if I wanted quality harvests in June.
This year I hope to provide CSA members with more choice. Keeping the pickups uni