Posts Tagged ‘planting’

24Jun2012

My Spring was a Rube Goldberg Machine…

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My Spring was a Rube Goldberg Machine...

Our farm machine began this year on March 15th when we put the first artichoke seed in the tray of germinating mix that set off our season and our collective energies into a whirlwind of seeding, transplanting, harvesting, washing, packing, selling, seeding, transplanting, harvesting, washing, packing, selling, seeding…. Read More

11Apr2011

Spring Shuffle, or The Hesitation Blues

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Spring Shuffle, or The Hesitation Blues

Maybe it was the long winter. Maybe it’s because we’re all done ordering/receiving seeds. Maybe it’s because we haven’t had enough sun quite yet. Maybe it’s because we have finished putting the plastic on the Haygrove. Whatever it is, I am feeling like Mother Nature won’t just let us go ahead and have Spring. As a result of this rubberband-y weather, I can’t get that great song Hesitation Blues out of my head these days – “How long have I got to wait, or can I get you now, or must I hesitate?” Come on Spring – you can trust us! We’re ready! Read More

6Jun2010

Plants In, Season Underway!

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Plants In, Season Underway!

What a great past couple of weeks! We have accomplished the monumental planting of our tomato, eggplant and pepper crops! All 1,020 tomatoes are in and looking lovely! This task, of course, was preceded by the very dusty chore of moving the huge piece of Lumite into place – It is 24′ x 300′ long, dirty, and incredibly heavy! Read More