An interesting surprise discovery today, my own little transplanted patch of pigweed, accidentally imported from the old farm, growing strong in the shelter of three relocated and thriving rhubarbs (top right). I suppose some pigweed seed got shaken out of the root clumps of the … [Read more...] about Welcome back, my friends
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
Sunny and quite warm (not as chilly as Mel's deep-winter-ready, ear-flapped headgear might suggest). Probably 50°F+ (10°C) in the sun. Not the first nice, dry day this season, but this one became this farm's official first fieldwork day of the year, just like that. We were only … [Read more...] about Fieldwork: Day 1
Headed to the old farm to pick up the greenhouse. It's only been a month since the main move, but the return to a place where I spent practically every day of the last six years felt strange. Inside the farmhouse, it was just a familiar space, but rounding the corner into the … [Read more...] about Tiny farm moving – Part 3
It's getting near that time when a whole lotta seed gets started—company is on the way for the onions and parsley! I'm still sorting and setting up around here, doing a bit of this and a bit of that every day (an INCREMENTAL approach to the many different things to do on the tiny … [Read more...] about Plug sheets, get ready!