Monthly Archives: January 2018

Week 2 activities

This week I was out harvesting greens in the morning and  in the afternoon I  inoculated some logs and buckets with mushroom spores. Advertisements

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Week 3 in the Herb Garden

Tuesday: We sowed over 1,000 seeds!  First, we cleaned and sanitized the finger trays with 10% bleach.  Then, we hydrated some potting soil and filled the trays.  We determined how many seeds we needed for each species and made tags … Continue reading

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Fun-gi!

Had the privilege of helping Dr. Hartel inoculate new logs with Lentinula edodes the other day; whats that you ask? Why they’re just delicious shiitake mushrooms!

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Colorful Herbs

We helped Noelle re-organize the dry room and the shelves full of herbs yesterday. The bright colors of some of these herbs never fail to amaze me!

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Seed planting

Planted so many seeds on Tuesday! Here’s a picture of Erin and the tiiiiny chamomile seeds we planted. Another photo displaying our finished product- only 8 trays but hundreds of seeds! Excited to watch them grow!

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Week 2 in the Herb Garden

Tuesday: We strained the infused oils and poured the lavender oil into bottles.  We then combined the calendula oil and plantain oil with beeswax pellets and gently heated the mixture until it completely melted.  Before it hardened again, we poured … Continue reading

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One With the Veggies

Reema becoming one with the vegetables…Slight detour from sowing seeds for the herb garden yesterday 😊

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