Archive for January, 2016

Deer Me!

 

Farm Journal – week of

24 January 2016 – 30 January 2016

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David has spent most of this week clearing pathways of snow.

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One of the benefits of snow fall is you can tell which critters are getting into the garden and where their access points are.

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Last week I inventoried my vegetable seeds. This week I ordered more; some arrived yesterday.

I started some greens for spring on the 13th, they are ready to be transplanted into 4 pks. I started two more trays this week.

Meanwhile, David has been babying his onion seedlings.

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When the sun shines the tunnels heat up and dry out so David has to water them.


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While waiting to reposition the sprinkler, David turns his star watchers to the birds.

 

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 Catawba

Coming Spring 2016.

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Anticipation

Seed Inventory

 

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 Varieties  

  • tomatoes – 94 (7 new)
  • hot peppers – 31 (3 new)
  • sweet peppers – 19 (3 new)
  • eggplants 18 (2 new)

 

Not all varieties will be available for sale as plants. Some seeds are too expensive to sell the plants, but their fruits will be available this summer.

 

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Coming this spring to

Grandin Village Community Market and West End Community Market

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West End Community Market

Don’t Forget!

 Today – Tuesday – 3 pm until 6 pm

 

Coming to market

Dutch Corn Salad

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What is coming to market today? 

Homegrown Produce  

  • Greens – Ruby Streaks Mizuna, green Mizuna, Scarlet kale, baby kale, Dutch Corn Salad, Pak choi, Komatsuna and arugula

 

 

 

 

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Snowman

 

Farm Journal – week of

17 January 2016 – 23 January 2016

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By the time David went out yesterday morning, the snow was so heavy that the tunnels were starting to buckle. David spent the rest of the day and night keeping the snow off of them.

David was scheduled for a hernia operation yesterday. Because of the snow that did not happen.

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 Catawba

Coming Spring 2016.

West End Community Market

 Today – Tuesday – 3 pm until 6 pm

 

What is growing?

David’s onions

11816_market What is coming to market today?  

Homegrown Produce  

  • Greens – Ruby Streaks Mizuna, Red Mizuna, green Mizuna, baby kale, baby spinach, mustard, Dutch Corn Salad, Swiss Chard, collards, komatsuna, and arugula

 

 

 

 

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Time For Bed

 

Farm Journal – week of

10 January 2016 – 16 January 2016

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This week David made and installed a new growing bed in the green house.

                                            leveling blocks

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Catawba

Coming Spring 2016.

West End Community Market

 Today – Tuesday – 3 pm until 6 pm

 

Coming to market

Red and Ruby Streaks Mizuna

market_ 12214_mizuna What is coming to market today?  

Homegrown Produce  

  • Greens – Ruby Streaks Mizuna, Red Mizuna, green Mizuna, Scarlet kale, baby kale, baby spinach, Dutch Corn Salad, Pak choi, komatsuna and arugula
  • Root Crops – White Lady Turnips

 

 

 

 

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