This Little Piggy Went to Market

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Seedling Sale Success

First and foremost I’d like to thank everyone who came to our 4th annual Heirloom Tomato Seedling Sale.  It was a beautiful day and the garden was bustling with activity for hours.  October has brought us ideal weather for starting seeds and raising young plants so the seedlings looked very bright.  At the beginning . . . → Read More: Seedling Sale Success

Soil Amendments

Preparing of the soil for Fall planting is nearly complete.  We started cutting down cover crops in September and now, after hoeing, raking and hand weeding we are adding the final touches just before planting.  Arugula, a rainbow of radishes, a variety of Asian greens, bush beans, carrots and kohlrabi are among the first . . . → Read More: Soil Amendments

4th Annual Heirloom Tomato and Veggie Seedling Sale

Saturday, October 19th 2013

10am-3pm RAIN OR SHINE, FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

At the Little River Marker Garden

 

October is the best time to start a garden in Miami if you want to get the most out of the growing season.  Our 4th Annual Heirloom Tomato Seedling Sale . . . → Read More: 4th Annual Heirloom Tomato and Veggie Seedling Sale

Beautiful Day for a Seedling Sale in Little River

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Seedlings Getting A Good Start

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Today is a rainy day, the type that feels like it lasts forever.  A constant drizzle spotted with thunder and heavier downpours all day long.  During a brief break this afternoon I headed outside to rearrange tomato seedlings so that they are . . . → Read More: Seedlings Getting A Good Start

September Marks the Start

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

September marks the start of the growing season and I personally couldn’t be happier.  The weather is starting to change for the better already and the daily garden work consists of much more . . . → Read More: September Marks the Start

Seedling Sale was a Great Success

Last Saturday, December 3rd, we got an early start to set up for the Vegetable Seedling Sale at the garden.  It was a beautiful day from beginning to end.  A long row of pallet benches filled to the brim with perky green plants stretched from the depths of the property out to the . . . → Read More: Seedling Sale was a Great Success

Gearing Up for the Fall Veggie Seedling Sale

It’s been almost a month since the heirloom tomato seedling sale, which was so successful I was inspired to plan a second seedling sale, this time not just for tomatoes, peppers and eggplants, but a wide range of Fall vegetables and herbs.  It was only a few days after the previous sale that I . . . → Read More: Gearing Up for the Fall Veggie Seedling Sale

Blooming, Fruiting and Sprouting

There is a constant cycle of blooming, fruiting and sprouting  in the garden. As a farmer, my job in the cycle is to plant the seeds and my reward isn’t only the harvest, but also the beauty of the process.

Jolly Jester Marigold

Roselle: after the flower blooms and dies back, the calyx swells, . . . → Read More: Blooming, Fruiting and Sprouting