We are selling Southern Exposure Seed Exchange seeds On-line and at the office.

We are thrilled to be able to offer seeds this year!  Southern Exposure is known for their locally adapted seeds and promotion of regional heirlooms.  In addition, all seeds are USDA Organically certified. Each packet is $2.50 and all proceeds benefit the Market.  Jen and I picked our favorite varieties.  We love spending hours pouring[…]

It’s almost planting time!

We talked about using the broad fork for bed preparation in our “Grow More Vegetable” classes. Here are some pictures I took last spring.  Mid to late March is the time to start planting peas, spinach, kale, carrots and cabbage outside.  The row cover is handy in case we get a cold snap. The large[…]

Soil test results and using the fertilizer calculator

Here’s a review of some of the information we just covered in our Pest, Disease and Fertility workshop Saturday February the 23rd.  We discussed soil testing, understanding what the results mean and using the calculator to change the recommendations given in pounds per acre to whatever size your garden might be.  There’s still time to[…]

It’s seed catalog season

Is your mailbox full of seed catalogs?  Mine is and I can’t be happier!  I love reading the descriptions, looking at the pictures, dreaming of next years garden, tidy and weed free….Okay, back to reality.  Before you buy a bunch of new seed, do a germination test on seeds left over from last season and[…]