gardening big, alpacas 2011

7/14 i hate weeding Struggling along in the field with weeding. We’ve made major headway with the Brassica Patch, which we call “Darryl.” Don’t ask how that happened. The magnificent raised beds Andrew invented with his 2-bottom plow keep the plants raised up to the sun, and even though the weeds try, they can’t completely block the vegetables’ growth. The “field” on the other hand, has been kicking our butts. Start with a wild meadow that’s growing on clay loam soil, and has not been disturbed for 20 years. Til it up, rake the slightly loosened soil into raised beds, … Continue reading gardening big, alpacas 2011