Here’s what you might have missed last month at the Southern Exposure Blog: 1. GROW EGGPLANTS THIS YEAR 2. THE THREE SISTERS GARDEN GUIDE 3. SUCCESSION PLANTING 101 4. SWEET POTATOES FROM ORDER TO PLATE 5. DIRECTING SOWING ROSELLE 6. 12 EASY WAYS TO HELP YOUR GARDEN THRIVE IN […]
Ira Wallace (one of Acorn’s original founding members whom has been here since the beginning) recently won the 2016 Craig Claiborne Lifetime Achievement Award and was featured in this mini-documentary: Congratulations, Ira! More links: Ira Wallace: Writer, Seed Saver, Educator 2016 Craig Claiborne Lifetime Achievement Award: Ira Wallace
Heirloom tomatoes…are ripening everywhere, and acorn is rich in them. Our tomatoes are used for seeds, eating, processing, snacking on, etc….and some of the lucky hand selected tomatoes are even fortunate to get their photographs taken by Airy. Photo by: Airy
Our gardens are a tremendous mish-mesh of styles right now. We’re constantly experimenting with how we grow things. Andy has been forming his raised beds by hand with an eye hoe. Tiny variations in the beds are amplified with each iteration, so we have these gorgeous curves. He’s also planning to irrigate minimally. Andy’s in […]
Here’s the latest spring photo update. I hope everyone else in the Northern Hemisphere is enjoying the start of the growing season as much as we are.