Asparagus, Potatoes, Rhubarb and More

This is what we’ve been up to at our farm over the last couple of weeks.

Green Mountain Farm

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The weather on Canada’s west coast has been tantalizing for the gardener in me! I’ve been obsessing over our garden for the last couple of months.

Since this is the first time planting on this scale here at Green Mountain Farm, we have had to purchase many plants and seeds to get us started.

We purchased our Red Russian garlic from One Love Farm and planted it in late February. To that same raised bed, we added Tuscan kale and Swiss chard starts. Since the weather has become increasingly warm, we have added more plants to our garden as well.

In the first week of March, in our second raised bed, we planted fifteen crowns of three different varieties of asparagus: Mary Washington, Jersey Knight, and Millenium; the Millenium crowns have so far sent up the most shoots, so we will most likely be purchasing more of this variety next year.

We also added about twenty non-descript shallot bulbs…

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