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 […]
Blueberry patch is in and growing!
Thinned down to about 48 plants, the blueberries are live and ready to grow and produce.
Finally, and update. Progress at OldPostOrganics this week…
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 […]
Winter Cleanup and prep for next growing.
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…
Grapes are coming along, hopefully I can keep the deer away for a while
Things are looking up at OldPostOrganics.Com
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 […]
Its a shambles here at the farm, things have been neglected for to long.
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 […]
Guide to storing fruits and vegatables
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 […]