Often heard about, never before seen first-hand, this is front-yard tiny farming in action—late fall edition. I'm at the home of Andrew and Sue and Margo, in a town of 70,000, leaning on the front porch rail on a residential street lined with single homes on small lots. Typical … [Read more...] about Front yard farming!
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
Tiny farming has given me an extra appreciation for the color GREEN, in different shades, shapes, textures, combinations. Green on green. My favorite greenscape so far is probably row upon row of different varieties of bush beans, each with their own shade, deep and dark, to … [Read more...] about Green on green
Tomorrow's farmers' market, the third of the season, will be the my first. This is the usual timing, although I made it on the second market day last year (our market starts on the first Saturday of May). The earliest harvest for field crops will probably be all-lettuce mesclun … [Read more...] about First harvest 2008!
Sage and thyme don't look like much as they roll out from under the snow, but they're good to see. Another chilly day, slightly above zero, but COLD. Still, the sunny days lately have been heating things up, and the snow is slowly receding. It's pulled back from around the … [Read more...] about Herbs return