Member profile for trampledbygeese
Gardening since 1981
I live on a small, family farm. Aside from the alpacas, ducks, and chickens, I keep a market garden and sell vegetables year round to restaurants and local grocery shops.
I'm most interested in working with the plant's natural tendencies. There is so much still learning about organic gardening and integrated pest management. Every year the garden throws up new challenges, but so far, I've had great success.
Next year, I hope to learn about flowers, especially roses, edible flowers and annuals that make great cut flowers. I'm curious to see if roses can be successfully grown without the aid of chemicals. Apparently my great grandmother use to do it, so why not me?
Nacton Farm Victoria, Canada
Small market garden that specializes in all the things the big farms don't grow, including Asian greens, edible flowers, and year round vegetables.The best thing about keeping a garden, is all the fresh food one can eat throughout the year. There is nothing... » more
|Favorite gardening books:||One Straw Revolution, Carrots Love Tomatoes|
|Favorite vegetable:||Chard, Leeks, Runner Beans, Carrots,|
|Favorite flower:||Passion Flower,|
|Favorite tree / shrub:||Quince|
|Favorite park / arboreteum:||Glendale Gardens|