The first few sunflowers are unfolding, this one's from the Go Bananas! mix (there are also burgundy Claret and familiar orange Sunrich). It's a little bitten and tattered—the rough and ready look!—but a welcome sight nonetheless. The cutflower garden's received very little … [Read more...] about Sunflowers show up!
Archives for July 2007
A different order of fieldwork: eating up the leftovers! A couple of rainbow trout left over from yesterday had to be used, so I coated them in cornmeal, pan-fried 'em in olive oil and butter, with a sprinkling of salt and pepper, squeezed some lemon over, and took 'em out to be … [Read more...] about Fish in the field
After a fairly lazy day in the field, half of it spent waiting for the ground to dry out a bit after an intense thunderstorm (only 15mm, though), it was off to a farm a couple of miles down the road to get some local rainbow trout for dinner. Then, a quick tour of the garden to … [Read more...] about Dinner!
Protecting a final planting of the season, Jo and Conall lay row cover over a selection of summer squash. Also transplanted today from the squash family, more cucumber, an extra early muskmelon, and a couple of early maturity winter squash because there's space. All of these are … [Read more...] about Risk crop
Today, I assembled this rather simple mini-stand to sell veggies at a local coffee shop. The trays were put together on the farm, then we drove over with the cut pieces and screw-nailed it together on site. It's part of the bit of expansion this year, a completely new side to … [Read more...] about Outpost