Special Spring Rain

Nice to see the rain finally,  it really has been a dry spring.  Seed germination is a delicate little dance; seeds need soil that’s moist enough to soak and soften their outer layers, but weather that’s warm enough to wake them up. A dry spring stretch can set a crop’s harvest back a week while…

Mother’s Day at the farm

Wow, officially we are at the breaking point for our Nursery.   For a Nursery, Mothers day is like Black Friday; we have planned all year on this target date, and so much work goes into what you see at the farm for sale right now.  Months ago we planted our seeds, tomatoes, and flower…

Planting marathon!

The good weather has us planting like mad.   Laid down the final direct seeds of the first main cycle today.  Most this work is for the CSA at this point in the season.   Many of the fields have been organic fertilized and tilled, awaiting another 6 or so cycles of food to get…

Tomatoes are planted

Just finished the major portion of the tomato planting today! We have a few more to plant come 4th of July, but so far we have 1800 plants in the ground.  About 200 plants are grafted this year, something new to us.    There is about 30 types out there, and a whole greenhouse of just…