Salad Planting Strategy

The salad mix is a rather complex part of our business. Paul’s been growing it for many years now and continues to find ways to simplify systems. Controlling weeds to keep the picking fast keeps our labor costs down. By preparing a “bed”, watering, letting the weeds come up, running the roterra through to knock out those weeds, then planting the salad, the bed stays much cleaner. Sometimes things just don’t work out. We get a curve ball like late rain, and the weeds outgrow the lettuces.

Farming is a labor of love and letting go.

Sometimes salad picking is really slowed by the weeds.

Asian greens are still under covers for the salad mix.

Ready to plant

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Artist: painter, graphics, print and typography. Farm Fan: live on an organic produce farm, am dedicated to educating the public about the food they eat and what it takes to get it to their table. View all posts by candied

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