Last year I was an apprentice in Lowcountry Local First’s “Growing New Farmers Incubator Program”. This year I am a Teaching Assistant out at Rosebank Farms working with Bo Collins the apprentice for this year. Given the size of Rosebank, I thought it would be beneficial for whoever is working out there to also maintain a small plot of land to see things on a very very small scale. I also snuck in a few plants just for ROOTS as well. Below are pictures of the progression from February to now!
Field had been fallow for many years. Have been battling weeds ever since.
Planted out 4 varieties of Beets, 4 varieties of Basil, 6 varieties of Peppers, 3 Varieties of Squash, 2 Beans, 2 Lettuces, 5 Radishes, Shiso, Lemongrass, Hibiscus, Borage, Fennel, Cilantro, Sage, Tarragon, and 3 types of mint.
Next step, undersowing beets, shiso, lettuce and radishes with clover for a fall brassica planting and ordering more seeds. Big shout out to Bo Collins for the mychorizzae, sunflowers, helping plan rotations, plant out, and helping maintain!