Organic rather than transgenetic.
Labor instead of chemicals.
Diversity in place of monoculture.
Friday, April 14, 2017
the averages high temperature for april fourteenth in these parts is sixty-one degrees...we are a bit above that...and though averages lie i think you could still call it "unseasonably warm'..if not a harbinger of much worse climatological news...either way it is warm and there is a lot going on among the allium family members out back...there are now sixty-five ramps up and running ( including transplants...third through fifth photo ) so we may be approaching the final number...there are garlic plants up all over the back yard and the egyptian walking onions are booming along ( sixth photo )...the emmer wheat is beginning to tiller (seventh ) and the rhubarb that overwintered is looking very robust and has a lot of new growth going on ( it is also not my idea to grow it...just clarifying here...not a fan...ever )..there are a lot of processes going on back there...the last photo is of some nurse logs that came from a wild cherry tree that died back there perhaps a decade ago...slowly decomposing, the logs are feeding new growth...last season there were plants growing directly out of the logs...we wil see what happens as the season comes along this year.
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.