When it starts to frost, it’s time for me to cover the strawberry bed and my new garlic shoots with some airy, insulating mulch. For all the time I’ve lived here in Maine, the time of the first frosts has coincided with the fall of
I don’t have to tell you that we had a long winter (although a review of global climate data will tell us that such a winter was typical a generation ago). I just want to share two of the little subtle joys coming with the
A yummy new study compares organic strawberries with strawberries grown on industrial farms.
Growing the strawberry plants may require some more patience, but in the long run, it brings me a lot more satisfaction than that three dollar little plastic carton of berries from the supermarket.