Introduction to overwintered crops

  I did an amazing farm apprenticeship back in 2008 on a ~360-acre biodynamic farm in Ontario, Canada. I remember an unexpected surprise we found on our planning walk through the fields in the spring of that year. My host farmer had planted a long bed of lettuce the preceding Fall. Unfortunately, he had planted…

Rethinking the Garden Year

I made the choice not long ago to set the start/end date of my garden year to coincide with Summer Solstice. I’m going to explain why in this first installment of a new series of occasional posts on garden planning.