The Garden is Filling Up – With Transplants

Ken has been trying to work around the weather.  It sounds a bit like Goldilocks and the Three Bears – too wet, too cold, just right.  He finally got to put in several seedlings and now there are rows of small plants.  Soon they be large and form canopy and fill the garden with green. With the last “weather event” of nearly 2 1/2 inches in under an hour, and close to 6 inches in …

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A Guy and His Cuke Fence

Each season Ken constructs a cuke fence.  Since he rotates crops the fence is always in a different place from the prior season.  This year he got it almost done and I offered to help on the top portion – I lift one end of each panel and hold it in place while Ken ties it in place.  Ken finds an angle and vertical growing area for the cucumbers results in fewer curved cukes.  People …

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Harvest Newsletter

Greetings from the Garden!  This week’s CSA box has lettuce, spinach, salad mix, asparagus tips, green onions, chives, radishes, and herbs- probably dill. Field Notes.    Ken has transplanted the tomatoes and peppers inside the mobile high tunnel.  He has also been busy transplanting in the garden – onions and brassica family. After the torrential rain – 2 1/2 inches in less than an hour (nearly 6 inches total), Ken had some places where soil was …

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