WeiBearie

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  • October 20, 2014 12:07 am
    biodiverseed:

I was very lucky to have horticulture as an elective in my high school. If I hadn’t had that trade course, I probably wouldn’t have ended up being employed in a greenhouse after school, and thus really getting into gardening in my late teens.
If I had discovered this passion even earlier, I probably wouldn’t have ended up with a useless anthropology degree!
I can’t imagine my life without horticulture now.
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    biodiverseed:

    I was very lucky to have horticulture as an elective in my high school. If I hadn’t had that trade course, I probably wouldn’t have ended up being employed in a greenhouse after school, and thus really getting into gardening in my late teens.

    If I had discovered this passion even earlier, I probably wouldn’t have ended up with a useless anthropology degree!

    I can’t imagine my life without horticulture now.

    #health

    (Source: questionall)

  • October 18, 2014 1:26 pm

    yogithebeer:

    On the sill

    Wow! This looks great!

  • October 18, 2014 1:07 pm

    yogithebeer:

    My wife is amazing! She took a roll of chicken wire and made a protective cage to keep birds off the spinach. Looks great!

    Took like 3 hours for figuring out….

  • October 16, 2014 9:18 am

    Journal: 10-16

    Spinach Bloomsdale Savoy (Spinacia oleracea)

    Some hand picked micro greens for my pasta.

  • October 15, 2014 7:13 pm

    I want to be a Farmer

    Today I went to a Farmer’s Market and asked the petite owner if I could apply for an apprenticeship.

    She spun her head around to her employees and exclaimed loudly “It’s another one!”

    Then turning to me she looked me straight in the eye and told me how every year she has these people come to work on the farm and that they never last more than 2 weeks.

    "Everyone has these illusions of how great it would be to work on a farm. It’s not an illusion - it’s hard work. You know I had this one guy he sat down twice in the field crying. He couldn’t do it anymore!"

    I stood there uncomfortably nodding and looking at her. “Well I want to try it anyways. I really want to be a farmer like you-growing ethnic crops, Asian crops. Cuz I’m Taiwanese and my husband - we’re a team-he’s Jamaican and we want to put these two things together and sell these kinds of veggies.” I say connecting my fingers together.

    She looks at me.

    "We need a person for a very long time. The other person you met, if I was sick she can not handle the farm by herself. I can’t have a sick day, it would be impossible for her to run the farm. It’s a lot of work. I don’t want you to have illusions."

    I nod again and say “Well I need to try it out. Otherwise I don’t know.”

    "How long you have in mind?"

    "Uh well I still need to work so I was thinking I could take 2 weeks of my vacation time and start next year end of May cuz that’s when my husband finishes school."

    "No, that’s no enough time. This kind of thing takes time to learn."

    "Yes, I understand. I’m a beginner! I don’t know anything! I want to learn!" I laughed.

    She didn’t laugh with me.

    I’m still learning, everyday I’m learning. You need a lot more time. I tell you. You really need like ah… 3 months. At least.”

    "Yeah, I understand, but I can’t leave my job for 3 months. I don’t have enough money saved up to just leave. And I don’t think they will let me…leave for 3 month either."

    "Mmm. I see. How old are you and your husband?"

    "Well I’m 31, and he’s 26 (actually at this point I had forgot he just turned 27)…."

    "So he’s younger than you."

    "Ah…yeah. He’s younger than me…"

    "Does he want to farm?"

    "Yes."

    "Is he disciplined?"

    (What? I thought to myself)

    "Yes, he’s very disciplined, and smart, and hardworking. He gets straight A’s…"

    She nods slightly. “Well I can pay you what I pay the apprentice, and you can stay on the farm so you do not have the expenses for the apartment, and living expenses …but you really need 3 months.”

    "Yeah, I know. But right now I’m still saving up money to one day buy some land- like a couple of acres! I can’t leave my job for 3 months…"

    She leans back against a post. “So tell me what you want to do?”

    "Well I was hoping to put in 2 weeks next year and try it out - you know so I don’t have - like you said - illusions about farming. And really know if I want it. I was thinking my husband would also join me so we can learn together."

    She nods her head. “Ok well next year is a long time. Come back and see me in May. We’ll talk more then.”

    I smile relieved she didn’t say no, and thanked her graciously. Then ran away very quickly.

  • October 3, 2014 2:48 pm

    biodiverseed:

    ikeapunx:

    muji spice book

    Traveling with your spice rack is not ideal. This is why Japanese company, Muji, has made a book of spices to make flavoring your food while away from home a little bit easier.

    This book from Muji is full of pages that are made of spiced paper, which dissolve from the heat and moisture of cooking. Now that kick of white pepper or red chili is just a tear away. And, since it is compact and perfectly portable, the Muji spice book is ideal for when you’re traveling!

    #books

  • October 2, 2014 8:09 am

    Does this happen to anyone? You explain to your spouse to slice a pad of butter from the stick to cook with.

    But for some reason he’s like oops I forgot again so I used a fork and dug a hole in this buttery spread….

    Ugh I hate looking in this tub. My OCD IS RAGING.

  • October 1, 2014 10:30 am

    Journal: 10-1

    Container Zucchini Astia (Cucurbita pepo var. cylindrica Astia F1)

    The two strongest zucs are developing nicely. Big broad leaves and a lot of little buds are appearing.

    The white milky substance is a 1 part whole milk, 1 part water spray we’ve been applying to the leaf surface to “suffocate the white mold that keeps appearing from time to time.

    We now have a larger fan blowing on our indoor plants. Hope the air flow helps keep them safe from the mold~

  • October 1, 2014 9:20 am

    Journal: 10-1

    Dwarf Green Curled Kale (Brassica oleracea Acephela group)

    So today I’m home sick with a cold. The only thing to brighten my day is the ever growing size of my kale leaves.

    For the curious onlookers I have foil down (make sure it’s shiny side up) to help reflect more of the grow light onto my plant leaves.

    I think they appreciate my efforts as it seems like their leaf formations are doubling as of late. Or maybe the the cooling weather is allowing this cold crop plant flourish?

    Eh either way they’re doing great!

  • September 28, 2014 5:09 pm

    Yep folks today I baked some dairy free whole wheat bread!!!

    I took the recipe from: www.thekitchn.com

    And tweeked it to use soy milk instead. I also had to add 1/4 cup more flour as my dough was way to wet and gooey~~

    http://www.thekitchn.com/how-to-make-basic-whole-wheat-sandwich-bread-cooking-lessons-from-the-kitchn-167267

    It’s too hot to eat now but I’ll let you guys know a little later how it tastes😏.