This page is the result of people asking how it is that we grow a wide variety of produce, both naturally and organically, year-round.
It is my hope that this page will be helpful to those people,
and many more.
Teach Me To Garden
Welcome January 2017
Farming and gardens require the basic characteristics of content homesteaders ~ determination, flexibility and a sense of humor. It requires resilience to replant a row for the 3rd time in a season. Yet still, even with the challenges, very few pursuits are as rewarding as tending and harvesting crops.
Growing food is an ever changing process and the planter must be willing to follow in step.
As the farmer well knows, identifying plant and soil deficiencies is easily learned. But the elements sing a defiant tune with gusty winds, and lightning storms, with hail and heat, and early snow. The farmer knows he is small against the elements. Then what? LJ
"A good sense of humor!" PK