July 2013

seaweedscapeThe sun is out and so is the seaweed.

seaweedharvestingIt makes a very nutritious compost tea…

compost tea…when placed in a barrel of water…

machine

seaweed weghts…and kept bubbling and full of oxygen so it doesn’t stagnate.

carrotsOur experiment bed Nelson variety carrots are almost ready for harvest

carrot seed johnnysAnd we’ve planted our 3rd and 4th experiment beds with pelleted Bolero carrots, a late variety…

bed wetMoistening the soil first with drip tape, gives the seeds a better start.

carrot seedsOnce sown, we cover the seeds with a fine soil and compost mix and then place the drip tape over them until the tiny seedlings emerge.

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