The more I farm, the more infatuated I become with growing flowers. Not only are they lovely in themselves, but they also have the wonderful added benefit of attracting a
This week, the first of the garlic was harvested, and just in time for a planting of fall carrots and beets to go into that same bed! It’s now hanging
Check out this great post on Wyck, the farm, and our market on Mark Thompson’s blog Farming Philly!
Yesterday, weather forecasts initially called for up to three-quarters of an inch of rain throughout the day, but instead no precipitation showed up until after 7 in the evening! The
This week, an exciting surprise waited for me on Monday morning- the first of the cherry tomatoes were beginning to ripen! For me, like many people, tomatoes really mean that
As the hot days of summer begin to descend upon us and the rose season largely came and went, I find that days in the garden are very different from
This week ushered in not only a new month, but also the hottest weather we’ve seen this year, inconveniently for me because the first week in July is always a
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