Blog: Gardening - Page 7 of 9 - VelaCreations

Each year we plant an annual garden, as well as add to our perennial forest garden. Watch with us as our plants grow and the food on our table increases. 2>

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Starting Seeds

February 3, 2014

Getting ready for Spring planting.Read More

Grain Spawn

January 24, 2014

Prepping some mushrooms for spring.Read More

Bottling off cider

January 21, 2014

We bottled off 5 gallons of cider into 20 wine bottles.Read More


August 30, 2013

We’ve kicked off apple season with 3 1/2 gallons of juice/cider.Read More

More Wicking Beds

July 1, 2013

We are converting the whole garden to wicking beds.Read More

Fermented Foods

June 11, 2013

We have recently bought a wonderful book, “Wild Fermentation – The flavor, Nutrition and Craft of Live-Culture Foods” by Sandor Ellix Katz, and Kimchi has come into our lives.Read More

Orchard in the Making

May 19, 2013

With more water, we are starting to plan out a new orchard area.Read More

Garden Started

May 17, 2013

We have two wicking beds planted and growing great.Read More


November 20, 2012

We just collected a bottle of duckweed, which we have dumped into the barn’s tank.Read More