Author Archives: Backyard to Table

Getting into the Dirt with Rudy McEntire

Sky-high squash, homegrown worms and hügelkultur highlight a garden gone wonderfully wild. In the spring of 2019 we visited our new Rhinecliff neighbor Rudy McEntire, recently arrived from the West Coast. Interested in growing food on his expansive sunny lawn, he enlisted Backyard to Table to install two raised garden beds. Rudy’s experience with gardening […]

Seedy Business

The Morton Seed Library Garden is greeting spring with new compost, bamboo trellises for beans, crop rotation and the merciless banishment of weeds. This year we’ll be replanting old friends—Sammataro pole beans, All Stars kale, mixed lettuces, and arugula. We’ve got newcomers, too. Look forward to seeds from Provider bush beans, echinacea and Genovese basil […]