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Month: December 2016

Wishing A Happy, Prosperous New Year

Wishing A Happy, Prosperous New Year

Happy New Year Once again we come to this symbolic shift, the beginning of a new year, when a single night represents both the path that led us here, one that we can parse and reflect upon and take lessons both from our successes and from our failures, and the journey to the future, uncertain but full of promise. It is again time to reflect upon the past year; where it took us and what we did with it, and…

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Cover Crop Re-Calibrate

Cover Crop Re-Calibrate

Cover Crop Reset I had every intention of putting in a cover crop this year to protect and enhance our raised garden beds. Cover crops are exactly what the name implies; a crop specifically planted to cover your planting area to: • Prevent weeds in the garden, • Reduce erosion, • Increase the nutrients available in the soil, • Encourage beneficial insects and organisms, Also: • Adds organic material to condition soil, • Keeps soil from compacting, • Keeps nutrients…

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