“It’s sort of hope amongst the ruins, I think. To me we’re all in the great wide open.”

By |October 20th, 2017|High Country Community of Gardens|

It's bittersweet to reference Tom Petty on this, his birthday, to introduce the activities of the past couple months here in the High Country. Our partners at Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture organized a tour of gardens for some interested parties from nearby Yancey County. The tour included Hospitality House, the school garden at Parkway

Fall Gardens

By |October 20th, 2017|St Vincent Mission|

October is fleeting and we're sliding into November, yet the garden is still going strong!  We've planted our fall gardens with kale, turnips, rape, spinach, collard, cabbage, and peas. The jalapeños are still producing a few stray peppers and the cabbages haven't quite filled out yet, but they're coming along.  The greens and cabbages love

Seedlings for 2018

By |October 18th, 2017|Big Ugly|

Michael Tierney, Step by Step, Big Ugly As we bring in the last of our potatoes (over 4000 pounds) and crates of winter squash, sew rye to nourish the soil and cut down next spring’s weeds, and clear out the old so bugs, mold and other challenges won’t carry over into the spring, we also

Bea’s Garden Blog

By |October 18th, 2017|Big Ugly|

Bea Sias, Step by Step, Logan West Virginia The 2017 Gardening Season will soon be a thing of the past.  What I mean by that, mostly everything left in the gardens are, greens, peppers, potatoes and a few crops that were either re-planted or are still producing. I know myself in Logan and Man, we