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It Starts with the Soil

Local soil scientist, Bob Maxwell (with the clipboard), explaining the profile of a soil pit on a friend’s property in Victoria. It is incredibly helpful to get a good understanding of the foundation of your farm – the soils – before determining where and what you are going to grow.

(Very) Early Tomatoes

Spent the afternoon/evening at a friend’s farm on Salt Spring Island. They are constantly pushing the limits. Case in point was the greenhouse full of freshly planted tomato plants. In the photo they’re hidden under the protective remay “blanket”.