Monthly Archives: October 2016

Turnip Harvest

These beauties were harvested and prepped for market today. Fall is in full swing! Advertisements

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De-irrigation Time!

While the new cool season crops are growing strong, the summer crops are finally starting to peter out after a long, hot season. With no small amount of elbow grease, we took apart a┬ádrip irrigation system in the old summer … Continue reading

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Irrigation Time!

Last week we laid down an irrigation line in the high tunnel to moisten the soil. Currently, the soil is too dry for us to spade, which we’ll have to do in order to keep the cool season crops coming! … Continue reading

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Harvest day!

Step one, Burke and Christina harvest kale, greens, and lettuce from the field. Step two, Johannah and Audrey clean the fresh produce. Step three, EAT!

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Harvesting tomatoes!

We had a great turnout last Wednesday A.M, here are some lovely UGArdeners harvesting tomatoes, cowpeas, greenbeans, and hibiscus (allll the way in the back)! Note: It is extremely difficult to resist the urge to eat all the cherry tomatoes … Continue reading

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“Anyone’ll High Tunnel,” says Tanner Mack

Tanner Mack of Lawrenceville, Georgia, is seen clamping 40mm clips on to the high tunnel to prevent the polythene cover from flapping in the wind. It takes a strong person to do this kind of work so please leave it … Continue reading

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High Tunnel Construction

Here are a couple of action shots from this week’s high tunnel progress.Two of our interns work on clipping the plastic covering to the metal hoops. High tunnels are built to extend the growing season–housing crops that would otherwise be … Continue reading

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