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After all the rain we’ve had, the garden looks fabulous, albeit a little in need of weeding.  Here’s a veg update in pictures. Kale: Beets: Varied lettuces: Collards: Yellow chard: Purple Cherokee tomato (what, I have to keep you updated on our little loves): We’re dropping off lettuce, arugula and spring mix by the pound […]

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This morning, Will woke up extra early (read: before Alston) and headed to the lower yard to harvest the first batch of veggies for me to deliver to Rev Soup.  Hurray! He picked curly leaf lettuce, flat leaf lettuce of some variety (next year I need to write this stuff down!), arugula, and lamb’s quarters […]

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After some very well timed rain (thanks, Nature) and some dutiful weeding (thanks, Husband), the garden is looking fantastic.  We could harvest the first planting of lettuce now, but we’ll probably give it another week so it’s more market-sized for the restaurant. Contrast that with the next row of lettuce that Will planted about a […]

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After Will tilled up the lower yard, there was on onslaught of April showers.  Our tomato seedlings grew into leggy trees as we waited for the lower field to dry out. Once the ground no longer resembled a sponge, Will planted chard, collards, beets, and lettuce from seed.  That was about two weeks ago.  The […]

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Will took a class in SPIN farming a few weeks ago care of the Local Food Hub.  I don’t know how much he got out of it (he was never really a lecture kind of guy), but he did come back with one tangible idea; breaking his plots into 2′ x 25′ rows with 1′ […]

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Every week it seems like new packets of seeds arrive in the mail.  I must admit that we probably went a little overboard in terms of the sheer quantity of seeds we ordered (we ordered from both Seeds of Change and Southern Exposure Seed Exchange).  Luckily, we can save anything we don’t have room for […]

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