This is the spring of Finally... Today, we finally got the plastic on the hoophouse, can't believe it's been over a month since the frame went up! Anyhow, it's done! A kinda huge turnout of people: Libby, Jordan, Andie, Tom, and Lynn (planting grain elsewhere during the hoophouse … [Read more...] about Skinning the hoophouse
At this point in the season, EVERY day is a field day, unless it's totally rained out. Today was no exception. Lynn brought a couple of friends, Julia and Tom, to check things out and lend a hand. They're off to work in one of our fine parks this summer, but wanted to see what … [Read more...] about A field day
Here's our so-far-unoccupied space at the new farmers' market... This photo was accidental, clicked while checking some camera setting or the other. But when I saw it on the computer, it reminded me of the totally transient nature of farmers' markets (and tiny farming in … [Read more...] about First day at the new farmers’ market
Well, Friday harvest is over...what to do? A few onions and a little winter squash you're set for ALL-TERRAIN ONION BOCCE. Libby used yellow cooking onions (Stuttgarter), Grant took a mild white (Superstar), I went red (Red Wing), four onions each. A stunted orange acorn squash … [Read more...] about Tossing onions
It's been about six weeks, time to permanently remove the row cover from the last transplanting of fall brassicas! There are two sections, about 20 x 50' beds in all, with broccoli, caulflower, cabbage, collards, kale. The cover protected against flea beetles, and at this point … [Read more...] about After the row cover: weeding!