Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Transplanting Beets: Proof


Here you can see the transplanted beets are standing back up straight and tall. Still amazed that even after disrupting the taproot, the beets manage to survive.


Although this is probably not too practical in a typical growing setting, I think it shows that every production is different and being able to understand the plants we are working with allows us to be creative and adjust as needed.  To me farming is an...




adjustment, it is not a simple science. By planning and making assumptions going into the season we can increase our probability of success, but in the end, the relationship developed with the land and plants will always be an adjustment, a give and take, just like any other relationship in life.



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