Grow, Baby, Grow

The weather in the last week has caused a bit of a growth spurt among our baby plants. Peas poking their heads up outside in the garden, young spinach plants climbing several inches in the last week—spring has finally sprung at Better Farm.

Here's a short list of what we've got growing so far, followed by a photo tour of what's happening in our greenhouse and garden beds:

Note: All produce comes from non-GMO, 100% organic seeds. We use no chemical-based pesticides or fertilizers, and utilize our own organic compost as planting and top soil.

Short list: Vegetables (More being planted next week!)
  • Asparagus
  • Beets 
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Celery
  • Eggplant
  • Garlic
  • Kale  
  • Leeks
  • Lettuce (five varieties)
  • Lima Beans
  • Okra
  • Onion
  • Peas (three varieties)
  • Peppers (three varieties)
  • Radishes
  • Spinach
  • Tomatoes

 Outdoor veggies:


 Celery re-growing out of an already-used heel:


Nicole Caldwell

Nicole Caldwell is a self-taught environmentalist, green-living savant and sustainability educator with more than a decade of professional writing experience. She is also the co-founder of Better Farm and president of betterArts. Nicole’s work has been featured in Mother Earth News, Reader’s Digest, Time Out New York, and many other publications. Her first book, Better: The Everyday Art of Sustainable Living, is due out this July through New Society Publishers.