How to harvest herbs for continued production!
On the farm, we’re officially moving from spring into summer. As strawberry season ends, the blueberries and black raspberries are ripening up. The first of the bush beans will be
After on-and-off rain all of last week, the plants barely had time to recover before the 90-degree heat arrived. While it’s nice not to have to schedule my time around
It’s shaping up to be a solidly rainy week on the farm. While the cloudy skies mean many of the summer crops may slow down their growth temporarily, it also
Today, I tilled the final bed on the farm. As of next Monday, every bed will be planted with it’s spring crop. As always in the spring, I had some
How to create garden compost with the help of your chickens!
The week after Memorial Day is always exciting on the Home Farm because it marks the start of our market season. This Friday (May 30), we’ll be setting up our
So the garden is really coming along beautifully after long and arduous preparations leading up to the Rose and Garden Festival. Though the flush of the peak bloom is about
With the strawberries beginning to turn red, it’s time to start paying attention to what will be the next fruit of the season. Today, I netted off the blueberry bushes,
Yesterday, Saturday, May 17, was Wyck’s Free Rose and Garden Festival. It was a gorgeous day with comfortable weather, a nice breeze, great people, and lots of fun. Several hundred