Sunflowers in the garden attract the birds that also eat some of the pest we trying to get rid of.
From the gardens, we enjoy a spendid view of Mount Monadnuck in Vermont.
Sugar Snap Peas will climb this fence all the way up. They have been a great support for the peas and we use them year after year.
Planting in close companionship allows us to harvest the fast growing plants like lettuce and then, leave the space for slow growing plants like carrots.
Getting advice from Steeve Turaj, a valuable New Hampshire Extension resource.
Lupines is the flower of New Hampshire. Since our arrival in 2004, we have sown seeds and tried to reproduce them in many places.
Our 3 high tunnels at sunset
Hay is harvested twice every year.
Blooming potato plants
The beets are prepared to be stored for the winter.
Leeks is one of our most successful crop.
Our laying hens enjoy munching on fresh lettuce. Our eggs in the summer have a yoke that is almost orange.
The space is maximized in our high tunnels, everything grows tall.
Buckwheat is planted and will be turned in to enrich the soil. Green manure is a great way to feed our soil.
Grape tomatoes are thriving in the high tunnel
Harvesting the carrots
To dig for potatoes is a treasure hunt for our kids.
The garden at the peak of the season.
Which will be the funniest carrot?
Flowers are a part of our gardens. They offer beauty, attract pollinators, and are used to decorate our salad plates and cake icing.
The kids applying compost tea on yung plants. They love doing it (for 15 minutes).
Chive is not only delicious, it also attract pollinators and offer a beautiful view.
Made especially to space out the garlic in our raised bed, this tool is simple, easy to use and inexpensive.