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It was back in February that I attended a conference in McAllen, TX dedicated to sustainable agriculture. It was quite a whirlwind of information and experiences in a small span of two days.
So, I have been thinking about building a greenhouse since I started work on the farm and the Christmas Break gave me the perfect opportunity to build that idea out.
I am always looking for ways to cut down my time spent doing things that could be consolidated. Take planting seeds for example. Conventional wisdom has taught that you either direct seed and must thin seedlings later, or use transplants. … Continue reading
When I first started working on the farm I noticed there was a lot of dried and decomposing manure. I asked around and found out that the previous farmer had amended the soil very liberally with cow manure. My first … Continue reading
We finally got rain. It moved in beautifully around 8:30 am or so and gave the growing plants a nice drink. While it was raining, I was inside the shed working on fixing an old fluorescent light that was laying … Continue reading