Dismantling the garden
October 20, 2017
This year we were lucky to harvest plenty of tomatoes to eat, freeze, and share. We had enough apples to can applesauce and make a pie and crumble. Brice still picks the occasional apple off the tree. A small pepper crop turns colors in our house; cayenne peppers ripen in the shop. Now the task of dismantling begins.
Three short rows of corn stalks were pulled out; the birds took the last kernels from the garden. Twelve tomato plants were pulled off cages and metal fence posts used to hold them up. When they were taken down they left the garden. All plants were piled with corn stalks, plant...