Spring Garden 2016

Our Spring Garden

I love the Spring garden. One of the nicest things about gardening with the Mittleider method is consistency.  Year after year we enjoy an abundance of fresh vegetables from a relatively small space. Last year we harvested more than 1,100 pounds from this garden. I suspect this year we will get even more.


Most of these plants were started in mid-February. You can read about starting seeds indoors here. They were transplanted into the garden the last week of March. Some, the green beans, for example, were started from seed in the garden the last week of March.

Spring Garden


We’ve already harvested some yellow squash and the tomato plants are covered in blooms and tiny tomatoes. The cucumbers are also covered in blooms as are the bell peppers. I have one more section to plant and that will get pole beans. This year I will plant the yellow variety.

This year we planted eggplant, bell pepper, zucchini, yellow squash, green beans, cherry tomatoes, big beef tomatoes, Cucumber, sweet potatoes, and watermelon.  We’re looking forward to a bountiful harvest. If you are interested in getting some of our veggies this year, send me an email using the contact tab at the top of this page. I’ll tell you how we’re operating our CSA this year.

Spring Garden

It’s not too late to start your own garden. If you want to see how easy it is to set up a Mittleider garden, take a look at some of my other posts. You could have a Spring Garden in and growing in about a half a day. In fact, I helped a friend put his in yesterday. We planted Jalapeno and Tomatoes in his garden…I think he likes Salsa 🙂

5 to 10 Times the Food Five to Ten Times the Food Is it really possible to grow five to ten times from the same space? Well, that is exactly what we’re doing this year at the Ten Mile Farm. Compared to last year’s garden, this year’s is going to produce much more food. We harvested plenty of …


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