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Garlic Rust :-(

Garlic Rust 🙁

Our garlic has Puccinia allii. Big. Sad. Sigh. This a fungal disease that affects plants in the Allium family (onions, chives, leeks, garlic etc). Commonly called ‘garlic rust’ it starts on the foliage of the plants (the leaf) and spreads rapidly by leaves touching and/or by spores being blown from plant to plant by wind […]

Three Sisters

Three Sisters

As our Spring crops are gradually going in, we’re making space for some sister action to take place, all three of them – corn, pumpkin and beans – together like they should be. These three plants are a guild of plants traditionally grown in Native Amerrican agriculture. Dating back to around 5000 years, it is […]