Creating a Life of Plenty

April 18, 2017
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The Evolution of a Market Garden; planting fruit & nut trees at Verdigris

The first step, for us, in creating a market garden is to plant fruit.  We feel that adding varied fruit to our garden will differentiate us from other growers in our area.  We also wanted to offer varieties of fruit … Continue reading

July 8, 2014
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A Master Class in Gardening: Part 3, Mount Vernon’s Espaliers and Cordons

Espalier is the horticultural and ancient agricultural practice of controlling woody plant growth for the production of fruit, by pruning and tying branches to a frame, frequently in formal patterns, flat against a structure such as a wall, fence, or … Continue reading