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The garden has and always will be a cultivator of my soul, not just of plants. I’ve been trying to find time to write lately, but time seems to be in short supply. Not wanting to write a depressing blog about all the things that have been hard right now, or say the...
It’s been said that it only takes two generations for a skill to be lost. I am a strong believer in teaching ourselves and our youth how to grow food so we are not so dependent on a store for the very thing that keeps us alive and well. An avid gardener for more than 20 years, I offer multiple options to discover a better way to garden. It should have to be complicated to grow your own food, and there should most definitely be beauty to behold along the way.
I LOVE to experiement in the garden. I truly am astonished at the incredible diversity of plants that exist on this earth, and I want to grow them all. If I had the resources, I would construct a massive green house so I could do just that. Since I don’t have that, I experiment by way of fruits and vegetables that will either survive the harsh Minnesota winters or produce a harvest for me during the growing season. Here is a list of all the varieties I am growing in the coming season.