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Planting, Covering, and CHICKS!!!

April 18, 2015

Thursday was a big day for us!

I planted 80-90 onion seedlings, 28 buttercrunch lettuce, and 14 garnet rose lettuce. I also transplanted about 5 celery plants. 709 more words

Garden

F4 = 3 := Principles for Gardeners, Cooks, and Sociologists- Plan ahead, and expect things to go their way.

The Michigan climate and the soil in my garden constrain what I can grow. The needs of my family and the physical location define the limits of how far I can go with my research and my future job applications. 250 more words

Autoethnography

Building Low Tunnels and Securing the Covers

Season extension structures resembling low tunnels are a great way to protect overwintering vegetables. I use them to have fresh greens—kale, collards, and chard—on the table through the winter months. 1,237 more words

Collards

Celery and low tunnels

In advance of some really cold weather, I harvested, washed, and packed all the celery.

I’d always heard that celery was a “difficult” vegetable to grow, and I don’t personally love eating it.   647 more words

Celery

Extending the garden season

Even though the temperature may be quickly dropping, even as the fall colors illuminate the mountains, and even as chrysanthemums pop up on front porches and in gardens, there’s still plenty of life left in the vegetable. 783 more words

Featured

Eliot Coleman and the Four-Season Harvest

Four-Season Harvest
Eliot Coleman
1999

Eliot Coleman epitomizes the careful, organized, and innovative gardener many of us aspire to become. From reading his books (or looking at a Johnny’s catalog) you can easily imagine that every tool is his shed is sharp, rust-free, and in its right place. 862 more words

Review

Hail Busters keep icy vandals away

Published Aug. 17, 2014 in the Wyoming Tribune Eagle, “Garden Hail Busters: Keep icy vandals from destroying your plants”

By Barb Gorges

How bad was the hail damage in your garden this summer? 1,148 more words

Gardening