2017: A Year of Firsts at the Farm

Farmer Kate?!  Where did you go in 2017? You disappeared! Well, the basic gist of it was that I decided to be a farmer. I worked a super fun part-time job with some great gardening folks in Westford for most of the year, too, and then I just was pretty tired. I tried to do so … Continue reading 2017: A Year of Firsts at the Farm

Starting Seedlings Successfully Inside! Part 3 of 3: Caring for your Seedlings and Transitioning them to grow outside

Steps to successfully starting seedlings inside:  Choose what you want to grow and order it from your favorite seed companies. Find your planting zone (For example, I am in eastern Massachusetts and plant according to the Zone 6a dates).  Find the date that you can plant your desired plant outside (let’s use tomatoes as an […]

Part 1 of 3. Build your own Grow Station to Start Seedlings Inside….Successfully!

Introduction: (Scroll down to numbered list to skip all the verbiage and start building). Over the next week I will be starting to grow some of my farm plants inside.  Eventually most of these seedlings will move outside and to be transplanted into the ground.  A few more are destined for pots on the porch, and … Continue reading Part 1 of 3. Build your own Grow Station to Start Seedlings Inside….Successfully!