Chapter 37 – Hot Highlands

Earlier that spring when we had set up our first gardens, we had rented a tiller for a weekend. Coming to gardening as a deep-mulching, raised beds kind of gal, the tiller’s ability to fluff and primp soil was otherworldly to me. We wanted a tiller of our own, but new one was not affordable and a used one could be a mechanical nightmare. My friend and mentor Angelica heard about our plight and offered us her old Husqvarna tiller, which she had used extensively in the early days of her farming career. As her vegetable production scaled up, the … Continue reading Chapter 37 – Hot Highlands