The frost-warning forecast from a couple of days ago, for 1°C (34°C), moved up a day to tonight. so there's row cover all over the field. Some of it was floated out against the possibility of frost, the rest, as so-far-effective deer deterrent. Up front, around 800' of snap … [Read more...] about Frost protection time again
This is our second Saturday market with quite a solid harvest, both selection and quantity. Last week was fine, this week we've added the first of the fall spinach, also, an unexpected bushel of radish that sized up practically overnight, picked at the end of the day yesterday at … [Read more...] about Another good market day!
In the market garden, summer squash can't get much better than this. These guys, part of the second planting for the season, have it all. Leaves looking really healthy: green, uneaten, and so far free of the powdery mildew that inflicts itself on many squash varieties and … [Read more...] about Perfect (market garden) squash!
Harvested the season's first sweet peppers, for the Monday CSA shares. They're small...but tasty (that description has popped up a few times this year, as we pick early against the slow-growing weather and the flying by of time). The lime-yellow, tapering Gypsy … [Read more...] about First peppers
Another rather nice fall CSA share this week! Thanks to no killing frost so far, we're still picking beans (Jade), peppers (Gypsy, Ace, Cayenne Long Slim), and zucchini (Golden Dawn III). There's also winter squash (Table Gold acorn), cauliflower (Minuteman), onions … [Read more...] about This week’s share