Well, they aren’t beautiful, but these jalapeños are the last of our summer produce. Getting ready to sort through them in order to turn the good ones into delicious blackberry jalapeño jam. I’m a little sad that the summer growing season is over, but also a tad relieved. Ready for a little R ‘n’ RContinue reading “Last of the season”
It’s official. Tomato season has begun! We picked our first ripe tomato on June 2. JUNE SECOND. The earliest by far that we have every had tomatoes. This is thanks to converting our useless greenhouse into a highly productive high tunnel. The little bit of extra heat from the wood stove heater in the greenhouse/newContinue reading “Tomato Season Underway”
It’s been a little over a month since we planted those little tomato transplants in the high tunnel. What a difference a month makes! It is been a very mild spring, with no significant temperature fluctuations, and no roly-polys this year. Thank goodness. Our high tunnel has been relatively stress free for the first timeContinue reading “Tomato update”
Planting tomatoes in the high tunnel today. Another season has begun!
Some might say spring had a minor setback this weekend. We got a pile of snow at the farm. The goats venturing out to say hi. And yes, that monster with his head over the fence is our used-to-be-tiny Jack Jack puppy. Hi Jack Jack! The bees are all snug in their hives, waiting outContinue reading “Minor Setback”