When you've seen one 20-foot trailer loaded with tiny farm gear, you've seen 'em all?! Well, something like that... Headed back to the old farm today for the final move, and the only photos I ended up taking were of three buckets crammed with dug-up transplants: thyme, oregano, … [Read more...] about Tiny farm moving – Part 4
Tiny farming has given me an extra appreciation for the color GREEN, in different shades, shapes, textures, combinations. Green on green. My favorite greenscape so far is probably row upon row of different varieties of bush beans, each with their own shade, deep and dark, to … [Read more...] about Green on green
A solo weeding day for me. There's lots of mostly PIGWEED, shooting up faster than the crops, loving the rain and bursts of heat, with or without sunshine. So, a photo of WEEDS, or a random, up-close look at...oregano? I went for the oregano, which is doing great after thinning … [Read more...] about Or the oregano…
Tomorrow's farmers' market, the third of the season, will be the my first. This is the usual timing, although I made it on the second market day last year (our market starts on the first Saturday of May). The earliest harvest for field crops will probably be all-lettuce mesclun … [Read more...] about First harvest 2008!
The fall season that wouldn't quit has more or less come to an end. For the last few days, overnight temperatures plunged well below zero, we've had hard frosts and some snow, but the ground is far from frozen, and there are apparently warm days ahead (for more tilling, planting … [Read more...] about Spearmint and the other herbs