Monthly Archives: May 2018

Ready to be back! (Updated)

After having taken a couple days off of the farm in order to attend my brother’s high school graduation, I am so ready to get to work! Even with the rain, there is nothing better than time in the fields. … Continue reading

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Garden Clean Up

For most of the week lots of weeding happened in the biodynamic/ organic plot. On Thursday we added trellises to the plot for the summer crops!

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Enjoying the Harvest

This week, my 3rd week had been very interesting as the other two have. This time around, I gained experience in harvesting some thorny Stinging Nettle (which made some fantastic tea that smelled like green beans) as well as Lavender. … Continue reading

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Week 3 at the garden

This week I harvested calendula and rose on both Tuesday and Thursday. I also harvested mullen alone, while everyone else was brave enough to harvest the stinging nettle (ouch!). I weeded the high tunnel with the main garden crew on … Continue reading

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What’s that Weed?

This common weed goes by many names; you may know it as pigweed, goosefoot, bacon weed, or lambsquarters, as it’s referred to out at UGArden. It is highly adaptable, and actually edible! That being said, its prolific growth was not … Continue reading

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Bug Babies

The other day Pia and I were tasked with squishing all the potato bugs. We found a bunch of eggs under the leaves of the potato plants.

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Nothing’s Ever Simple

“Nothing’s ever simple,” is a phrase I grew up hearing. It stood true Friday when before we could learn how to mow, we first had to learn to bleed the fuel line. (I hope that’s the right jargon.) Professor Berle … Continue reading

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