To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.
Audrey Hepburn

We must eat to live, likewise, we must grow food to eat.
From the flowers to the tree leafs, nearly everything in my garden is cultivated for its edibility or usability.
Amaranth pops up between tomatoes, onions, beets and mustard greens. Corn is sown once a year as we follow the cycle of the seasons.

MILPA – The Three Sisters

     “The bottom layer acts as a living mulch and the prickliness of pumpkins keeps some pests away.”  As if the critter knew it’s name, the plump squirrel trotted through the mulched path as it [...]

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