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Happy Springtime everyone!

We are still accepting new members for 2016, check out the “Membership Info” page for all the details. We are always adding new information to the “Veggies!” page and the “Foraging + Market Events” page as well.

After a lovely family gathering this past weekend we decided to go out and photograph the gardens in very early Spring. Here’s what we found popping up, peeking out, and springing up:

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On the banks of Tremblay Creek……

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…..Ramps (Wild Onion/Garlic/Leek) are making their appearance.

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Tracks found in the field.

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Identified as Wild Turkey.

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Frank the Tree is ready to greet farm visitors.

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Garlic

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We’re growing a HUGE amount of Garlic this year to try and keep up with demand.

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Experimental patch of perennial Garlic that was planted in 2014.

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Overwintered Carrot

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1 bed of overwintered Carrots that was left uncovered and became snacks for Rabbits. Luckily there are 2 more beds of Carrots that will be early season treats for members.

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Overwintered Kale, the sweetest of the sweet!

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More Kale peeking out.

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Collard greens overwintered beautifully.

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Siberian Squill is always the first to flower.

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Strawberries

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Tansy coming back to life.

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Perennial Onions, also known as Walking Onions or Egyptian Onions.

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Lettuce that accidentally overwintered.

 

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Farm child Oddy peeking into a covered bed to see what’s inside.

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Experimental bed; Lettuce left to go to seed that will hopefully re-seed itself for an early crop.

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Sweet overwintered Parsley.

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Chives are out, providing a much-needed nutritional powerhouse for the buildup of  mucous-producing Winter illnesses.

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Overwintered Leeks are making their appearance.

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Maple keys trying their best to take root.

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Scallions in the greenhouse, almost ready to plant outside! Photo by Carther Plants.

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What is now a large expanse of empty, muddy soil will soon be turned into a lush garden of veggies!

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