Coming Soon – Farm Tour – Reserve your Spot!

 Farm Tour!  Less than a week away.  Sunday July 24th, 2 – 4 p.m. Rain or Shine  Tour the growing spaces – garden fields, greenhouses and we wrap it all up with a garden lunch.     Tips – from asparagus to zucchini – compost, tomatoes, etc. See ideas grown over the decades like  a cuke fence to tying up tomatoes Planning on attending?  Let us know so Judith knows how much food to prepare …

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Harvest Newsletter

Greetings from the Garden!  This week’s CSA box has salad and braising greens, Carrots, snap peas, herbs, green onions, the first of the potatoes, beans, and green top Walla Walla onions Field Notes.  The key words for the week are green manures and mulch!  Ken is nearly done mulching.  And he has green manures coming up all over – field to the former flower garden!   Last weekend Ken traveled to the Mother Earth News …

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Mulching Continues – Nearly Done

Ken has been mulching! Why?  Mulch has many advantages over open soil – lowers weed pressure, moderates soil temperatures to promote microbial life, adds organic matter and fertility to the soil. We have used several different mulches.  When we first met we would let the area around the yard grow, Ken would mow with a sickle mower, I would rake and we’d pile the trailers and unload onto the field. For several years we got …

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