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Sunset over UGArden

UGArden requires a lot of hard, necessary work, but it is important to occasionally take a breather and appreciate just how beautiful the entire project is. Advertisements

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Broccoli Floret

Though technically past its harvesting prime, I can’t help finding this broccoli floret beautiful.

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Prepping for the cold!

Cool weather has finally (sort of) arrived! To protect our crops from harsh temperatures, we cover them in the evening.

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Mushroom Inoculation

Here are some shots of a volunteer working on shiitake inoculation. Once the logs are cut, we drill holes and fill them with inoculant. Then we seal them with wax, hang them up, and wait!

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Shiitake Harvest

Here are some lovely shiitake mushrooms ready for harvesting. They grow from logs we cut and inoculate ourselves.

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Turnip Harvest

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

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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 drip irrigation system in the old summer … Continue reading

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