Organic rather than transgenetic.
Labor instead of chemicals.
Diversity in place of monoculture.
Saturday, May 2, 2015
other garden news
planting day preparations aside, there is already something of a season going on and where there's a season there's news...first up...culled thirty four more rouge jerusalem artichoke this morning ( top photo ) bring int total rouges from that bed to one hundred and forty three...we are not done yet....the turnips, spinach, and beets are doing well ( second photo ) although there is still no sign of parsnips or dill...no sure what happened there..the news of the day however is that the four asparagus plants that were transplanted from the bed of my truck last season have wintered over and have embarked on a second season ( bottom four photos )...perennials! i will be caging these four to insure that no one mistakes them for wees as the grow...it will be interesting to see how many spears develop this season...in four more years we can begin to harvest...cool beans!
an industrial worker and university student (everyone needs a hobby...my hobbies have evolved and, to keep things straight, i have left my formal student career behind for reasons that are too detailed to delve into here...continuing to be a student of life however and not adverse to learning...stasis is death ) sliding down the back side of middle age...a social loner with collectivist leanings...explain that.