Corn harvest

Corn was harvested from the garden a few days ago.  Squirrels  devoured the entire corn crop two years prior.  A decision was made to move away from wide spaces to a more controlled garden with walking paths.   The area where you see the corn in the picture below is now a natural raised bed.  The current crop was located to a raised bed outside of the main garden area.

Current–Taylor is harvesting an ear of corn in this photo

 

Previous  crop

The picture below represents how the garden looks today.  A lasagna raised bed was created and mint was planted (which created a natural border hedge).  It looks really rustic and fills some of the open space.  Notice the walking paths.

How the area looks today

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This is how the bed looked when it was first created.  (I will write a feature on lasagna beds)  Most of the materials came from the garden and compost bin.

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Here is the new location of the corn.  (This picture was taken on July 10th)  Notice the arugula  on the bottom.

 

 

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