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Patriot:Ex Machina:
How about our neighbors to the North?
Let's hear from ya.

dph13:
...sticking my head out briefly, seeing my shadow and scurrying back underground...

BerserkerPrime:
Any Canucks out there that can share advice on cold weather gardening to an Alaskan neighbor?  Would love to pick your brains.....!

backyardgardener:
Hey fellow Canadians!
I'm happy to see a few of you here! I'm an ex-pat squatting in TX for the moment.
Cold weather gardening... When I lived there, I had some good luck with using straw bales as insulation around a hotbox (painted black on the inside). At night, I would put bales on top of the glass roof in order to insulate from cold temperatures and then take it off during the day. That said, I haven't dealt with anything close to an AK winter (I lived in Southern Ontario) so I imagine you might have to build a larger structure to prevent freezing.
Checkout this strawbale greenhouse: http://www.appropedia.org/Kiva%E2%80%99s_straw_bale_greenhouse
It might be a better insulated solution?
BYG

backyardgardener:
or this "composting" greenhouse should be nice and toasty (albeit more expensive).
http://ersson.sustainabilitylane.com/greenhse.htm

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