Springtime is a busy time — when we are paying attention to our garden! This year we’ve moved some garden beds around, so we’re redesigning our vegetable rotation, and what goes where. For example, we’ve moved the strawberries from their old too-shady location, to inside the netted orchard: More dramatically, we disassembled the raspberry bedContinue reading “Moving a raised garden bed”
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Digging in the green manure
“Digging in the green manure” is not nearly as gross as it sounds. For one thing, there’s no poop involved! On Fathers’ Day we came home from ten pin bowling to discover a brief moment of sunshine, and two sleeping children in the back of the car. Hello, opportunity! So, I took half a momentContinue reading “Digging in the green manure”
Big. Wet. Garden.
The other day I mentioned that we built our raised garden beds to counteract the periodic flooding we experience. Well, here is a good example! This water will sit here for about a week, slowly dissipating (if it stops raining, that is!). If we had put our vegetables directly into the ground, here, we wouldContinue reading “Big. Wet. Garden.”