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Mr. Oliver Earle

Owner of David's Gardens

Photography: FishEye Studios, Greenville, SC

  Meet Mr. Oliver Earle, a SC Certified urban farmer. Mr. Earle’s garden is located on Sullivan Street, at the West End of downtown Greenville.  Depending on the season, he grows a variety of produce and plants that are for sale at the Easley Farmer’s Market.    His trusted guard Chihuahua warns intruders that his garden is not for the neighborhood. It’s his business. And he means business.     

Meet Mr. Oliver Earle, a SC Certified urban farmer. Mr. Earle’s garden is located on Sullivan Street, at the West End of downtown Greenville.  Depending on the season, he grows a variety of produce and plants that are for sale at the Easley Farmer’s Market.

His trusted guard Chihuahua warns intruders that his garden is not for the neighborhood. It’s his business. And he means business. 

 

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     Mr. Earle reminds us that after you harvest lettuce, wash in your refrigerator. Add a little water to the bottom of a cup, it’s better to store your lettuce upright and it will keep it fresh.

Mr. Earle reminds us that after you harvest lettuce, wash in your refrigerator. Add a little water to the bottom of a cup, it’s better to store your lettuce upright and it will keep it fresh.

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     With a naughty grin, Mr. Earle slips me a little ‘sal’ to sneak into my family’s salad, a bitter lettuce that taste like green apple.           

With a naughty grin, Mr. Earle slips me a little ‘sal’ to sneak into my family’s salad, a bitter lettuce that taste like green apple.

 

 

   
  
 
  
    
  
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     Seeds are getting harder to find and purchase. Try a seed exchange such as  Southern Exposure Seed Exchange  or purchase seeds from our local friends in Greenwood,  Park Seed Company .

Seeds are getting harder to find and purchase. Try a seed exchange such as Southern Exposure Seed Exchange or purchase seeds from our local friends in Greenwood, Park Seed Company.

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     This is horsetail. Twist off a section to treat red ant bites. Mr. Earle says it’s even good for snakebites. I’m not too sure, so here’s a  link  to read more about it.

This is horsetail. Twist off a section to treat red ant bites. Mr. Earle says it’s even good for snakebites. I’m not too sure, so here’s a link to read more about it.

 Fresh picked asparagus. Nothing like it.

Fresh picked asparagus. Nothing like it.

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Time for a much-deserved beer. Thanks for the visit.

Time for a much-deserved beer. Thanks for the visit.