A last tray of onions—Red Wing hybrid red onions that did well last year—is hanging around the seedling room. What are they doing still not in the ground? Well, most of our onions—Stuttgarter-type yellow cooking, yellow Spanish, Red Wing, around 3,o00 in all—are already planted, … [Read more...] about More onions
Archives for May 2009
A bonus this spring has been the steady rain, not too frequent, like, once a week or so, and somewhere around 1" (2.5cm) each time. Perfect! Still, today, in the middle of a hot, sunny stretch, thoughts turned to water (not that it was ever far from mind). Out came the coils of … [Read more...] about Water pipe
Nice sun, but kinda cool and definitely windy. Michelle came by for a day of mostly organizing and arranging: managing seedlings, and measuring and staking out garden sections (now, according to the new garden map). We're once again using 50' (15.2m) squares as the basic garden … [Read more...] about 50 feet!
Another Saturday of visiting the farmers' market. Unlike the market at the old farm, where Con was the only other tiny farm veggie vendor, here there are...several! Makes for great chatting... Anna and Greg of Deep Roots Farm (above) are our immediate neighbors to the … [Read more...] about Visiting at the farmers’ market
More slow but steady planting out. Flat-leaf and curly parsley, started so long ago, finally hit the field by the hands of Libby and Lynn. Later in the afternoon, we started one section of potatoes. The timing this spring is...unusual. We're still tilling and retilling sections … [Read more...] about Filling the fields continues