There still wasn't much to take to the farmers' market today, mesclun and radishes both weren't ready, so it was baby spinach, the last harvest of early lettuce, and this surprise crop, volunteer green onions sprouted from a few dozen of last year's cooking onions that had been … [Read more...] about Found onions
Archives for May 2007
Just on the other side of the greenhouse and the spring planting action, there's the Farm Stand. A work in progress. It's been a frame without a roof for some time now, extra lumber lying around gets in the way of mowing the grass, a bit of a picture of neglect, enhanced by … [Read more...] about Farm stand to go…
Go team... Set out another 400 tomatoes today: add a fistful of compost, bury to topmost leaves, water in. Along with the peppers and eggplant transplanted yesterday, most of the early seedlings are now in. There is still a lot to go, but it's all coming along...! … [Read more...] about Tomatoes to the field
The heat-loving squash-melon-cucumber family are the last of the seedlings to be started. They're coming up now and headed for the field as soon as they've fully emerged, no waiting for true leaves. Depending on the crop, each pot has 2, 3 or 4 seedlings to be transplanted … [Read more...] about Cucurbits germinate!
Towards the end of the day, Conall waters in newly transplanted eggplant and peppers. Over the last week, focus has moved almost entirely to the open field. The seedling room is empty, the last of the seedlings are now in the greenhouse, and the push is on to get things in the … [Read more...] about Fieldwork!