~10,000 pounds of potatoes in our root cellar.
Garden honchos sorting seed.
Greenhouse in mid-February.
Hoophouse in mid-February.
Overwintering softneck garlic.
Eggplant, two types. Eggplants were originally white says one garden crew member, thus the name.
Carrot processing. Once our gardeners figured out what soil preparations were needed we've done very well growing carrots to carry us through the winter.
Cold frames. Season extending for lettuce, and for other uses.
Compost pile. Kitchen and vegetation wastes are composted for use in the garden.
Cucumbers in December! Grown in one of our greenhouses.
Proud of it. Carrot harverster, proud to be, happy to eat too.
Greens. They look so good, particularly in the middle of winter.
Melon abundance. At the end of some summers we can't even eat them all, and it's not practical to market-garden them, so we try to give them away to friends.
Hoophouse-greenhouse. Newly constructed frame ready for covering, late 2003.
Planting in hoop greenhouse. Pele thins out a first planting in a temporary hoop greenhouse erected before our large hoophouse was finished.
Completed kit greenhouse (2003). We grow a lot of greens all winter here as well as early tomatoes, etc.
Squash harvest. Pete and Doug bring in the squash.
Rototilling. We use tractors, rototillers and other mechanical aids, along with plenty of hand labor.
Tomatoes. One of the most successful crops at Twin Oaks, though not so every year.
Weather shed. Thermometer shelter in main garden area.
Weeding onions. Notice the straw mulch and the sawdust pile behind also used as mulch.
New asparagus. One of hundreds more to come from our very successful large patch.
Seedlings in greenhouse.
Two acres of very well managed organic vegetable gardens plus greenhouses. In summer we eat well indeed, and we have salad greens all winter.