Gardening · Markets

This Year’s Tomato Plants

Along with the herbs and strawberry plants, the tomato plants are growing happily in the greenhouse. Early in the season, I wasn't sold entirely on growing lots of tomato plants, as I normally do every year. This has more to do with the field not being quite ready for them. But, of course, as soon… Continue reading This Year’s Tomato Plants

Gardening · Herbalism · Markets

Herb Plants Spring 2019

We will be offering many herb plants for sale this Spring on the farm. From culinary herbs, diced or torn into meals, to medicinal herbs used in teas and potions by herbalists, our greenhouse is full of herb plants. We sell our plants in 1 gallon containers, rather than 4" pots, as we want you… Continue reading Herb Plants Spring 2019

Gardening · Herbalism · Reviews

Hydropod Review

I came across the Hydropod this winter, and picked it up for the boys to use. While they are active with our farm, I prefer to keep them out of the greenhouse in growing season. Just too many precariously placed 1020 trays that can get knocked over. So my feeling was they could enjoy the… Continue reading Hydropod Review

Gardening · Homesteading

February On The Farm

If January was unseasonably warm, February came in and reminded the PNW that sometimes winter does come. We went from days in the 50's and balmy nights, that were leading to this in the greenhouse (and to Daffodils opening in January!) - To warnings of snow storms coming. But the past decade the snow storms… Continue reading February On The Farm

Gardening · Homesteading · Markets

Second Year Strawberry Plants

This month we brought in the second year alpine strawberry plants into the greenhouse, as I was concerned about the potential cold. It was a wise move I feel. Normally we let our plants winter over outside - short freezes are fine, and build hardier plants. However.....extended ones can be hard on plants sitting in… Continue reading Second Year Strawberry Plants