2019, February

Farm update – 2/17/2019

Planting! It surely is one of my favorite farm activities. With the cooperation of some lovely weather, we accomplished all of our planting chores this weekend, and got a head start on next week's plantings by getting some extra raised beds ready. Potatoes were the number one priority this week to keep them on the… Continue reading Farm update – 2/17/2019

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2019, February

Farm update – 2/10/2019

Valentine's Day is upon us this week, and with it the official start of the planting season. We got the baby lettuce and kale planted this week, but the bigger planting push will come next weekend. Our potato beds are already prepped and ready to be planted. Along with the potatoes we'll also plant radishes,… Continue reading Farm update – 2/10/2019

2019, February

Farm update – 2/3/2019

Rain, rain, go away...! We didn't get our kale and lettuce planted this weekend because even the raised beds are too wet to add compost, flip, and level them. It has continued to be a wet, wet winter. And if the raised beds are too wet to work up, you know the ground is too.… Continue reading Farm update – 2/3/2019

2019, January

Farm update – 1/27/2019

Just three weeks after sowing seeds in the greenhouse, it's already getting to be time to think about transplanting these tender seedlings outdoors. The lettuce and kale sowed at the beginning of the year can be transplanted out next week, and the barese Swiss chard a week or two later. In preparation for transplanting, we'll… Continue reading Farm update – 1/27/2019

2019, January

Farm update – 1/21/2019

Surprise, rainbow carrots are back! These carrots were planted the weekend before Hurricane Michael. Based on how long carrots take to mature (generally 70 days), they should have been ready to harvest around mid-December. However, the rather small carrot tops have not given us the impression that they were growing toward maturity, so we've basically… Continue reading Farm update – 1/21/2019