|Then you cut matching slits into each piece of wood, slits that go parallel to length of the scion and rootstock. You push them together, with their "tongues" interlocked. I guess you could say they're French-kissing.|
|Then you bind them together with parafilm grafting tape, and hope for the best!|
Our greenhouse is rocking out, and getting ready to have another similar-sized one constructed right next door. The spinach I was hoping to would supply our needs turned out to be a little too copious, and we've been selling it off the farm to much acclaim. You may have seen it if you've been shopping or eating at the Belfast Co-op, Fresh off the Farm, the Natural Living Center, or Shepherd's Pie.
|Newly seeded alliums|
|Alliums are up!|
|Fresh new wood on the barn, now covered up with typar, awaiting new windows, trim, and cedar shingling.|