Creating a Life of Plenty

December 7, 2017
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Gardening at Verdigris: A Greenhouse within a Greenhouse!

Winter gardening is a tricky business, but at our market garden, Verdigris, we are experimenting with ways of growing, or at least harvesting vegetables all year round.  I tested our soil this morning to see where we were with the … Continue reading

December 7, 2017
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Gardening at Verdigris: Seed Starting and Winter Gardening Experiment

Starting a market garden is a daunting task, but having produce available all year (or really, really close) is important for our potential customers and for our bottom line.  I have been using season extenders at our home garden for … Continue reading

July 7, 2014
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A Master Class in Gardening: Part 2, Building the Soil Organically

The principles of sustainability have been forgotten over the decades since the industrial revolution and particularly since the advent of modern industrial farming.  The simple concepts seem so foreign and new age to us today because we have lost touch … Continue reading

February 26, 2014
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Here We Go 2014!!!

This is always an exciting time for me.  February is the time I plan the vegetable garden for the next year as well as any larger projects I plan to take on for the year.  For the last two years, … Continue reading