Season Extension

By |August 15th, 2020|High Rocks|

It's finally August, and our gardens are producing so much!  What a joy to have fresh options to choose from for our culinary adventures every night.  And we're canning and freezing too.  Food preservation by canning and freezing is one method of season extension, where we can enjoy our homegrown goodness throughout the winter. 

Garden Maintenance

By |July 15th, 2020|High Rocks|

There are many aspects to maintaining your garden.  Here are some important ones: Weed control Watering Trellising Sharpening tools Mulch Cover Crops Pest and Disease Control Which parts of garden maintenance have you been good at keeping up with, and which do you wish you were better at? Weed control is easier and less labor

Self-seeding Arugula

By |October 15th, 2019|High Rocks|

--Karline Jensen, High Rocks, Hillsboro, WV Look at this beautiful arugula that we didn't plant!  We left a patch of arugula to go to seed over the summer.  When the weather finally cooled off in the fall, all the seeds that had fallen sprouted at the perfect time to become a lush crop that will

Fall Salad

By |September 15th, 2019|High Rocks, Uncategorized|

--Karline Jensen, High Rocks, Hillsboro, WV We planted some fall salads at our Season Extension workshops on August 20 and 21.  Guess what, it has only rained a half an inch since.  We watered them really well when we planted them, and then I was able to water them two more times.  It hasn't rained

Food Revolution

By |July 15th, 2019|High Rocks|

-- Food Revolution Class Students, High Rocks, Hillsboro, WV Hello!  I go by Pine, it's kind of a weird nickname, but it's what my best friend so lovingly calls me.  I have been a High Rocks girl for about 2 years.  This is my 3rd time at camp, but 2nd time at Camp Steele specifically. 


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