A pretty satisfying second installment of our "experimental" Weekly Harvest Share: "Like CSA, but one week at a time..."! Satisfying because, for the first time this season, harvest day felt kinda normal, with around 20 items harvested, enough variety to have to pick what went … [Read more...] about Weekly Harvest Share #2
Three weeks ago, it was floating row cover everywhere. So, what was it worth? Today, I checked things out. Overall, growth has been startlingly slow, due to the lack of sun. This is really noticeable in the summer squash (above), which could be huge at this point, but...aren't. … [Read more...] about Checking under row cover
It was impossible to capture all the floating row cover outposts scattered around the feel in just one shot. This pic shows maybe a third of the area under the light, white, spunbond polyester protection. Right now, it’s being used as protection from two separate things: frost … [Read more...] about Row cover everywhere
Things can change suddenly on the tiny farm. I picked today to move the majority of seedlings to the greenhouse. Although this was MUCH later than hoped for earlier this year, it's all about the (recently COLD) weather, and I didn't want to spend much on heat. But you can't wait … [Read more...] about Seedlings away!
With the cold snap about to break, the final potting up is fully underway, a few days later than last year, but no worries. Even with the new, fourth grow rack, things are tight, with four trays to a shelf instead of the ideal two—better to give 'em all an equal ration of light … [Read more...] about Seedlings stack up