Yesterday was our big day – our graduation as Master Gardeners! We’ve been planning for this and working toward this day for more than a year, so we’re understandably proud to have this portion of our learning complete.
We look beyond the graduation to probe how our involvement with Master Gardener has changed the way we grow, and our plans for the future. Specifically, both of us have already begun working to earn Advanced Master Gardener status, Amanda in organic home-scale vegetable production and I in organic, home-scale fruit production. Also: progress on the lodge, arguing about how to operate the refrigerator to conserve energy, and an update on the orchard.
Chilling Hours for Fruit Trees – the article I wrote in March explaining how and why we monitor chilling hours.
About that Lodge – Our podcast in April about the design of the lodge and how we hope to use it.
The High-Density Longleaf Breeze Orchard – My description back in February of the approach we’re taking to the orchard.