Monthly Archives: November 2015

Hoop Housin’

Hoop houses are important during the cold months especially because they trap heat in and ensure that the plants inside don’t freeze to death. It’s pretty crazy how effective a sealed hoop house can be… on Sunday when I went … Continue reading

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Good Morning, UGArden.

Every weekend the interns here at UGArden switch off coming in to water and look after things at the farm. We come in and take care of things before noon so when we water it doesn’t get sucked up by … Continue reading

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Good to be back :)

I was out sick for most of this week, so yesterday when I was well enough to work again, it was nice to be back on the farm. I had a workday which one person attended, so he, Jay, Berea, … Continue reading

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Haunted House

With all of the rain we have had these past few weeks, I have spent a lot of time doing jobs out of the fields.  I was cleaning up from the Fall Festival and organizing the lower barn.  Some carved … Continue reading

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Squatters

Around the UGArden, we specialize in vegetables (and fruits & shrooms), but you can always find lots of different animals living in different nooks and holes.  Recently, We found several black widow spiders in the lower field.  Notice the red … Continue reading

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Here Comes Baby Ginger

A recent highlight at UGArden for me was being able to do the inaugural harvest of baby ginger. It required delicate attention to keep the rhizomes intact. After a major wash and trim, the ginger was ready for market!

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Holy Shiitake!

We’ve been harvesting Shiitake mushrooms lately. Some of them have been as big as my palm. Brian Holcombe  |  11.09.15

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