First frost on Friday? It all depends on whose forecast you believe in. Because, as I've discovered over time, all weather forecasts are not created equal. The online weather page we've used for the last few years is often in sync with the others, but when it comes to cold, it … [Read more...] about Frost? Take your pick!
Today, the last direct seeding of the season: spinach, radish, Asian greens mix, arugula, and a lettuce blend for baby leaf... Here, Tracy does the honors with the always-generous Earthway seeder, laying down thick lines of Rebel radish. But is it...too late? Well, who knows?! In … [Read more...] about Last in!
Harvested a few tiny (tennis ball to softball-sized, like, orange to grapefruit...little ones!) cauliflower from the last-planted section of brassicas that also has kale and broccoli. It's still producing in home-consumption quantities, but with the exception of some strap kale, … [Read more...] about Tiny fall cauliflower tastes good
Every season there've been hardy veggies left to the cold and snow, and this season, it's a record quantity, with nearly 2,000' (610m) of broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, and kale that mostly started sizing up just as the farmers' market finished at the end of October. It seems … [Read more...] about Veggies in snow
Not much to look at, yet, but the last plantings of 50-day-plus fall crops are doing fine. Here, carrots and, protected from flea beetles by floating row cover, one of two sections of brassicas, including broccoli, cauliflower and kale. There's a bit of timing risk here, … [Read more...] about Fall crops