Seed to Table 07-06-14
One bright spot on the farm this spring is the vegetable garden. Because I was able to irrigate, it is thriving. We are at the height of the spring harvest period; and so far I have harvested the beets, carrots, onions, and cabbage – and will soon start on the potatoes.
In the Garden 07-06-14
This week I enjoyed seeing a boy in his swim trunks reveling in the rain as only children do. What joy! Summer brings plans for vacations, water fun, corn-on-the-cob and fireworks as Americans celebrated our declaration of independence from England’s rule.
Farmers Market 07-03-14
The Stillwater Farmers market is open every Monday at Stillwater Medical Center from 2-5:30 p.m. and every Wednesday and Saturday in Strickland Park from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. We are there rain or shine! The market is open Saturday.
What’s at market this week?
The first garden I ever planted was a cactus garden. It lived in a shallow, stoneware container I purchased during our family vacation to New Mexico.
In the Garden 06-29-14
For many gardeners vacations and summer travel pose the question “What do I do with my plants?
Farmers Market 06-26-14
The Stillwater Farmers market is open every Monday at Stillwater Medical Center from 2-5:30 p.m. and every Wednesday and Saturday in Strickland Park from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. We are there rain or shine!
There’s nothing better in the summer and fall than to walk out to your garden and harvest some ripe vegetables. But before that happens, gardeners must know healthy soil is important for a productive garden.
In the Garden 06-22-14
I was reading up on the native grass Sporobulus when I noticed an entry for Spiraea on the opposite page.
It began “Unless your garden sits in a cave or the middle of the ocean, you probably have room for a Spiraea.” Here was a gardener after my own heart—always room for one Spiraea.
Farmers Market 06-19-14
As one of the most popular root vegetables in the United States, carrots almost feel like an old friend for many people who are looking for just the right crunchy snack or addition to a salad.
Seed to Table 06-15-14
As I began this issue, I had just returned from a tour of the farm and been forcibly struck by the devastation the drought had wrought.
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