Archive for August, 2013

Grandin Village Community Market

Tomorrow – Saturday – 8 am until Noon                                                                              
Plants –

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Homegrown Produce    Small amounts of – figs, leeks, tomatoes,  baby squash,  baby eggplant,  green beans, garlic, fresh dill, parsley, hot  and sweet peppers

 

 

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Up Date – Brown Marmorated stink bug

7:15 am – Thursday

Today there are hundreds of bmsb covering our Bloody Butcher corn tassels and leaves. They are in the process of preparing for their winter hibernation . Some have already started to come into the house.

 

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feeding on the corn tassel (pollen producing flowers)

 

 

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BMSB Traps – We set these out Tuesday evening

Catawba Vally Farmers Market

  Thursday –  3:30 pm til 7 pm

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Once again, due to  lack of product, we will not be at the Catawba market tomorrow.

West End Community Market

Today –Tuesday – 3 pm until 6 pm                                                                               
Oops – I forgot to post about today’s market.

Too late now, it’s time to cook dinner.

 

Up Date – Brown Marmorated stink bug

8:31 am – Sunday

We just found two great sites with pictures and helpful information about the BMSB.

http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/veg/bean/brown_marmorated_stink_bug.htm

http://farmers.organicgrowersschool.org/1316/ask-ruth-brown-mammorated-stink-bug/

The University of Florida’s site has a picture of a stink bug parasitoid or wsap, a current topic of conversation in the Roanoke area.

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Were have all the BMSB gone?
To our Blood Butcher Corn.

Got Weeds?

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Grandin Village Community Market

Tomorrow – Saturday – 8 am until Noon                                                                              
Plants –

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Homegrown Produce    Small amounts of – figs, leeks, green onions, tomatoes, blue  and red potatoes,  baby squash,  baby eggplant,  green beans, fresh dill, hot peppers and lots of sweet peppers

 

What’s Growing

 at Catawba

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Silver King and Bodacious sweet corn
Roma tomatoes

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    see side panel for directions – click on address for map