Organic rather than transgenetic.
Labor instead of chemicals.
Diversity in place of monoculture.
Saturday, May 9, 2015
what's up is beets. spinach, turnips, and collards ( top photo ) there's garlic out there too...but one of the reasons for today's trip was to check up on the jerusalem artichokes...they are relentless...i can't say that enough...the second photo is what the bed looked like on my arrival...the third photo is of fifty-four rouge tubers i culled today...that brings the total culled from this bed this spring to one hundred and ninety-seven...i can't help but think there will be more...the fourth photo is of the bed after the cull...a bit more organized...a bit less natural...one bad boy ( fifth photo ) has escaped the bed entirely and will take some extra pruning as soon as it adds some height...last photo is looking west across the garden...we have space...we have plants...we have the capacity to expand...bring on the community.
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.