It is almost the end of February and as the daylight increases each day, the hoop house plants are growing again after hibernating for the last couple of months. The baby kale, spinach, mache, arugula, claytonia and lettuce were sweet and fresh. Great salad for dinner! This particular day was in the sixties, so it … Continue reading February on the Farm
I have tried a number of different methods to start seeds inside and have made few mistakes along the way. I have tried growing seedlings in windowsills, under different sorts of lights, on heated grow mats, etc. Here is that I have learned NOT TO DO: Do not spend your time making cute designs with … Continue reading Starting Seeds Inside: 5 things NOT to do.
I love seeds. This is not a surprise. All growers love seeds. They represent hope, they ARE hope, right in a tiny package. SO…..I bought a whole CRAP-TON of HOPE this year. And I am not done, because this year I am in need of a crapton of hope. Seeds represent the futures, they are […]
Hello! I am a large-scale organic gardener living in Eastern Massachusetts with my 2 girls, 6 chickens, husband and one acre of land. I am a former teacher and love growing, sharing, and eating delicious fresh food. Every day I feel super grateful to be such a lucky lady living in this place with friends […]
About a month ago, I started thinking of gathering weeds as a means of speeding up my composting process. Because I have a brand new piece of land I am working, one of the most important things is soil-building the best way to build soil is with compost. How can I make more compost? Must … Continue reading I love Weeding! A Mindshift.