This attractive perennial herb (Gynura crepioides) has half purple, half dark green leaves that make a delicious addition to salads, or can be cooked as a potherb. It propagates well from cuttings, that you must take before winter as the plant will not survive a freeze. Rooting the cutting in water before planting so that […]
Thinned down to about 48 plants, the blueberries are live and ready to grow and produce.
This has been in the works for quite a while, but today I’ll share pics. Finally getting things in the ground, and added a few trees: Mulberry, Avocado, Persimmon,Surinam Cherry Planted things in the raised beds: Blue & red kale White & red cabbage Collard greens Broccoli Cauliflower Brussels sprouts Fennel Cilantro French sorrel Swiss chard […]
Dumped and cleaned things up this weekend. It was nice to get back out and get my hands dirty. Pulled and dumped everything, even a few still producing plants, but it was time to go…
Dedicated an entire day to cleaning and moving things to a better location. Tossed out a LOT of stuff that just needed to go. Got the worm farm back to 100% production, and have started producing the “worm tea” for the plants. Planted lots of peppers, tomatoes, turnips, watermelons, pumpkins, and okra. We’ll see how […]
Life has been busy, a 5 year old, a full time job, 2 part time jobs, and more hobbies than I’d like to admin have left the farm a shambles. We’re down to about 25% of what WAS here, and there is tons of work to day. Soon to get things cleaned up, and […]
Stolen from http://www.wisebread.com/the-produce-workers-guide-to-storing-25-common-fruits-and-veggies Unless you belong to a CSA or grow your own garden, produce can take up a huge chunk of your grocery budget, and throwing away food can also feel like throwing away money. As a former professional cook and produce worker, however, I know that getting the most out of your […]