Sam sent me the info for his Scrubland Farmz plant nursery and apiary:
He’s got some great stuff for sale right now, including rare edibles, and the beautiful “Rachel Goodman” mulberry variety I found and named.
Sam alternates between selling plants at different farmer’s markets, including Ocala and Lochloosa – you can check out his Facebook page to find a day when his booth is set up.
Question .my daughter planted 113 asparagus for me on mothersday . I think she planted too deep. She added little compost n dirt in trenches my grandson dug trenches. N they dug too deep. The trenches maybe 1 ft or more deep. I am concerned. They were 2 year shoots. Do I need to redig up. ? I am 65 in walker so it’s difficult. We live zone 9 a interlachen florida 32148. . I also would like to buy viable seeds from you n your daughter. Trying to grow in almost pure sand n clay mix yard. N trying to create a perinial food landscaping .as we get older it’s getting harder for me to plant n prices going up. Been planting sweat potatoes around trees n adding a onion n marigold to help protect n adding beans to run the trees for extra nitrogen. Planted a coyote squash. N several other variety of squash in pots n a few rows of sweat corn few weeks late few rows black corn few weeks later few rows of sweat corn n plan to plant strawberry pop corn .planted 100 strawberries. A few blue berries not many made it. N 2 raspberries. One libed. 4 grape vines. N seminole pumpkins. Picklomg xuccumber. Harvested spinach n radish n lettuce. N started some new seeds. I had my hubby n daughter put in 6 cattle panel arch for the tomatoes n peppers n egg plants to raise them up . Planted 2 weeping willows on far end of property ran beans up them. Planted luffa to grow up the pergola n planted pole beans to grow up fence . Planted 2 peacha flowering smaller version pear n a fruiting pear a few japaneese plum n gold plum. N yellow apple red apple 2 clink crab apples n a mayhaw tree. A mulberry tree. 1 dwarf banana tree. My son built me 2 raised beds n I have kale left in one
Harvested most the spring n have a zucchini found its way by accident n a few pickling cuccumbers in other one. . I keep planting more.i have 3 small lemon 1 lime n 1 orange 2 olive. Black berries. Planted jasmine to take over front fence. N ordered coffee bean plants to add to yard to grow by the blue berries.. I have taro n ginger growing. Looking for more ginger n turmeric to grow. I keep adding more n more sweat potatoes. N I have a small potato patch in ground. N peanuts growing in box.es n hot and bell peppers variety of tomatoes. Egg plants n 1 celery. Something got rest. I have several bucket squash n bucket collards few red cabbage n few green cabbage. I can’t get on ground to weed so I am using alot of buckets n pots n 2 raised beds so far. I watch your utubes alot but we just can’t afford member fees on our income. I only get 400 i ss.my hubby gets 1400 .on ss.da . So we live off 1k month . N we paid cash for our little hole in wall home but bought sheds n every year I invest little bit into yard. For we are both disabled n old. No kids near us. We moved from Melbourne area. My hubby retired of e.m.t any ways little history . Please send me a seed bulb n tree list of what’s for sale n planting instructions for zone 9a interlachen fl 32148 area . I think our land got filled in income reas for when I dig I see sand n clay n some dirt. I want to eventually not mow n have all trees n fruits n veggies . Next year I will add Jerusalem artichokes regular artichokes . I want perinail . But I know we need annual. I grow for us n grow to share with seniors in our neighborhood n as ypu know interlachen poor area. N some bad sections.my grandson works in Orlando for Lockheed Martin n I see him few times year he is in college at night. My daughter in ormage park I see her 2 times month usually or sometimes more her husband is retired nanvy n disabled so she works full time. . N my son owns granite business n lives in Palm bay.they so busy I see him 4 times year on a norm . I used to live in Ozark Alabama n had gardens there lived in NC n had gardens there. Had gardens in ormage park. But only grew tomatoes n few herbs in Melbourne. I lived satalitte beach til we married . Any ways a little history . Of us. But we retired here. N I love gardening n plants. I need easy upkeep for I am in walker. I n my husband made 4 arches did the cardboard nulch in them . Added passion fruit to one n grapes to another. N coyote squash I grew from the fruit in another. Got one empty yet. It’s ongoing. N in summer I get sick from heat so I only go out side early morning n late in evening in summer months. My hubby tries to hose water all. .it is very hard on us but we love the gardens. So we want to put in a drip system. Due to our age. Not sure what to buy yet. Any ways know I am seriously praying for you.tim McClure Sr was my brother in law built promise land church in melbourne. My nephew Tim McClure Jr is pastor now because Tim Sr passed away on cruise few years back. I raised my kids pentecostal apostolic atmosphere but they modern now. Lol. I am not a strict standard . I believe in prayer n fasting Bible. N I took interest in your gardening. I read alot on line n by book. I started a composter . Inch by inch I say . God bless you all . My typing bad forgot my glasses
Asaparagus crowns should only be planted a couple of inches deep – I am sorry for all the work this may cost you! Sounds like you have a great garden going otherwise.
My daughter has a few plants for sale on Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/shop/GoodGardens
Do you know who would help a novice start a food forest