As I check things out for the Friday harvest, it's mesclun, mesclun, as far as the eye can see. Well, as far as fits in the camera's eye, held down at leaftop over three new 50' beds. But it feels like a whole lotta mesclun, after a month of tight supply of this mainstay tiny … [Read more...] about Mesclun, mesclun, everywhere!
Archives for September 2007
Although there's still plenty of moisture in the ground from recent rains, there's no harm in supplying a little more to take advantage of the relative abundance of heat and sunshine that we're getting, even as the days get shorter. After a couple of near-zero nights last … [Read more...] about Watering till the end!
It's never too early to make sure you have enough garlic to seed next year's crop. Local garlic is kind of a cult item, people who want it get quite intense about stocking up, whether for winter or to finally take a shot at growing their own. And it's somehow hard to resist … [Read more...] about Garlic for sale…?
One side of the barnyard leads to the market garden field. At the other end is a somewhat rundown goat barn full of...goats. These gals have nothing to do with the organics and the market garden, they're just kinda pets, around 30 of them now, kept by Bob and Karen. In earlier … [Read more...] about Goats…
With more people in the field this year, end-of-season clean-up is already well underway. Here, Midori, visiting after moving to France a couple of years back, removes weeds that've gone to seed from three older beds of mesclun that're waiting to be tilled in. Ideally, … [Read more...] about Weed gone to seed