Our resident gardener, George Wright, embodies the green spirit we’re growing here at Seabright. With abundant experience and a passion for planting, he runs the community garden that defines our agri-hood – a place where neighborhoods and agriculture come together. Continue reading
As you may know, we here at Seabright are pretty big proponents of gardening, but we’re not the only ones! The Point Roberts Garden Club (PRGC) is a local group, dedicated to bringing gardeners together and working in green and sustainable ways to promote the beauty and harmony of Point Roberts. Continue reading
Why does George, Seabright’s resident gardening expert, refer to a pile of soil as his “mound of gold”? Because this soil, a special type he has used for the past six years, will be a critical part of Seabright Farm’s garden expansion. Continue reading
For a long time we have awaited the arrival of the Russian Giant garlic at Seabright Farm. Eight months ago, Seabright’s Gardener, George Wright, mentioned in our blog that he was planting some of these seeds, along with several other garlic varieties, as part of his winter plan. Now the garlic varieties are ready to harvest! As shown in the photo above, it took a full day of harvesting to collect all this Russian Giant garlic alone, and there is still more to do!
Through George’s stories you can gain insight into his world of carrots, garlic, peppers and tomatoes, but if you listen closely, his approach to gardening transcends the food on your plate; the philosophies he shares serve as life lessons as well.
March was a funny month – no longer Winter, not yet Spring, a time of changes.
Transitions are always tricky, but when it comes to planting, they can feel less like gardening and more like gambling. Fortunately, there are ways to improve the odds; remember that someone has gone through all of this before, and a little research can go a long way to seek out planting tips.
With over five decades of organic farming under his belt, it’s no surprise that George, Seabright Farm’s resident gardening expert, is able to make the gardens sing. Helping George along, June’s warm, sunny weather means that the Seabright Farm garden is already producing a wide variety of goodies including golden and purple cauliflower – whose mild flavour makes it a staple for summer tables.