Citrus: lemon, satsuma, blood orange, and grapefruit, two of each.
Better than the invasive chinaberry trees that used to be there. Getting rid of those took a bulldozer and years of mowing and harrowing. Continue reading
That’s less than half of the sugar cane on the bed when Gretchen wondered, “What was I thinking?”
Nervous Nellie thought it was great fun, running up and down the cane bed as I was digging it. The other dogs got bored and went home.
Gretchen cut almost all of the cane with her machete. (She didn’t approve of my axe.) Continue reading
You can almost see it’s a garden, after weeks of weeding and Gretchen had just finished mowing between the rows.
Visible, left to right: cucumber, yellow squash, okra, eggplant, tomato, corn (maize).
Layered gardens as ecosystems that have persistent community and environmental benefits: permaculture.
Who should attend: Anyone interested in community gardens, permaculture, and environmental philosophy.
“Benjamin Vieth has a BA in Continue reading
Gretchen, okra, caterpillar:
Caterpillar in the okra:Continue reading