Red Brush Farms

April in Minnesota is ending in a chilly haze punctuated by rain and soggy ground and more rain. Though we have some seedlings thriving under grow lights in the house, the outdoor field has yet to be tilled, and nothing has been planted outside yet, unless you count the rhubarb that I moved to a new location over the weekend.  I am itching to get some seeds in the ground….and I imagine the carrot, pea, bean, lettuce, beet and radish seeds are getting a little stir crazy in their storage pouches.  After a winter that lingered longer than most of us wanted it to, I am ready to dig into the newly warmed soil and nurture the growth that will provide sustainance in the year to come.

Back in March, I met up with some fellow gardening/farming neighbors for a seed swap, and one of those neighbors offered us the use of their 18/8 foot greenhouse.  Their land can’t accomodate…

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