The winter produce from this garden is truly delicious and quite special. Take a peek at Sunbird Farms’ organic goodies this year. I’ve actually enjoyed all of the produce planted here. The tennis ball lettuce is a favorite, but the brussel sprouts are also quite a treat. I wonder if we can get Sunbird farms to post the recipe? And, of course, the broccoli was quite tasty too. Thank you Sunbird Farms for the work you are doing! There must be something to this Ark of Taste thing you’ve got going. This garden produce is the best!
Since we recently diverted from our usual poultry post, I thought it would be nice to share some of the other things we’re doing on the farm. Aside from pastured poultry, we are usually working on something in the garden. Last summer we had, well, less than remarkable results. So, determined not to fail again, we struck out on a plan for a bountiful fall/winter garden. Following in the steps of Mr. Jeavons, we set out to double-dig our plots. If this sounds like something you’re interested in, but you haven’t done it before, we recommend a good shovel, a good digging fork, and lots of icy-hot when the job is done (your back will need it). This is good work, but it is hard work.
Having prepared the beds, we set up small boarders, using just 2″x4″, treated with a toxic-free water repellant to reduce warping, swelling, and…
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