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As the Garden Grows

     When I arrive to work earlier than anyone else the stroll to the processing center is alive with sleepy birds fluffing wings and hopping about the thick bushes. Guinea hens plummet from high in the pines amid a lot … Continue reading

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AS THE GARDEN GROWS

      The sound of two Mantis tillers working beds to be planted sounds like a huge swarm of angry bees. It reminds me that plants ready from the greenhouse will soon have new homes. The situation is a bit touchy … Continue reading

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As the Garden Grows 05/06/2015

As the Garden Grows…           What a magical weekend on the farm and each morning began with an invigorating chill in the air. The spring we never got. Saturday the lawn was covered with tents full of colorful pottery and … Continue reading

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As The Garden Grows 7/9/2014

Over twenty years ago it would rain every afternoon in the summer about 2:00PM and cool the day, allowing for late afternoon outdoor activities. Then the sand bottom lakes were full to the brim and rivers flowed swiftly while swamps … Continue reading

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As the Garden Grows

6/26/2014 We picked, washed, and sorted the green – green peppers that is. Bins of “Great Stuff” peppers. These huge peppers, when stuffed and baked, are large enough to be a meal for two. They are four lobed and thick … Continue reading

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As the Garden Grows 06/12/2014

The intense heat and humidity which makes you feel like your skin is leaking has reached its peak about two in the afternoon. We are in a pattern where the east and west coast winds collide to create sometimes intense … Continue reading

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As The Garden Grows

We have planted well over 300 Cassava/Yucca plants and still have a number of them to offer to friends of the farm. They are in gallon pots about three feet tall and three dollars each. Our herb selection from the … Continue reading

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As the Garden Grows for 05/08/14

ONIONS-Onions and more onions. We have so many onions we have just about exhausted the storage space. So to celebrate they are on sale at $1.50 a pound. Our gardeners have worked hard to get the soil just right in … Continue reading

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As the Garden Grows 04/30/2014

When tomato plants start to put on lots of new growth, summer weeding conversations usually wind around to the fruit or vegetable question. The April/May Organic Gardening magazine sheds some light on the tomato.  Botanists declare it is a fruit … Continue reading

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As The Garden Grows

03/20/2014 “When the world is mud-luscious… and… puddle-wonderful.”(E.E.Cummings) Spring rains have come again and again and again creating joy for gardeners when the sun peeks through the clouds and the winds blow not so gently to dry the puddles. As … Continue reading

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