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This week is technically my Spring Break and school has been out for the previous two weeks because of the virus outbreak. Thankfully, I have the Lakritz Farm to work in each day. This week I discovered our nasturtium patch … Continue reading
It’s that time of the year when the sunflowers are blooming nicely. They are such a joy in the yard. Sunflowers brighten the area and bring such beautiful color to yourenvironment. These flowers were started at a school garden nursery … Continue reading
We gathered a good harvest of seeds this summer and are planting new crops for the fall. But we had plenty to give away so that’s what we did! Enjoy!
Here’s a little summer sunshine sunflower from the farm.
I’ve enjoyed reading Permacluture Magazine online recently. We aren’t doing composting on the Lakritz Farm yet although we have used wood chips successfully to keep weeds down to almost nothing. We have been challenged for nutrients in our soil and … Continue reading
One thing we never anticipated when we started building the farm is the fact that we are meeting and getting to know our neighbors — many of them for the first time. We have people who stop by to admire the plants, ask … Continue reading
Here’s a quick video of the cucumber bed on the farm. This corner of the Lakritz Farm has traditional and yellow cucumbers and also includes some yellow squash plants and sunflowers. I’ve also planted some cucumbers from seed but they are taking … Continue reading