How Does the Garden Grow Pt. 2: the Field

After getting you up to speed on our veggies and herbs, I thought I would talk about the wilder half of our deer-fenced acre. Like the rest of the garden, the eastern half was hay field most recently, and horse pasture before that. This field is where Arden planted fruit trees two years ago. The plants were barely…

How Does the Garden Grow Pt 1: The Garden

It’s been a while since we did an update, and I think it is about time we go in depth on how our vegetable crops are doing. This week was our first CSA drop off, and here is a picture of what our members got in their bag this week: The speed at which our plants…

Caring for Soil

The garden is wet and mucky today and after some intense weeding yesterday, we are letting things and ourselves rest until it dries up a little bit. Plentiful rain is an absolute blessing for our young onions, potatoes, and brassicas who are now glistening with beaded drops of water. However, this spring has been a bit challenging with…

Great day in the morning!

Welcome to our new blog! We hope you are here to learn more about how you can get involved in sustainable farming or to see what we have been up to at Great Day Gardens. It is almost November, and we are gearing up for our first growing season in the spring. There is much…