Last Saturday evening we were getting our hands dirty planting another batch of seeds. It was a family affair as Handy J’s mother was in town and helped us divide and replant, get more seeds started, and watched two little munchkins while we gave the green house a thorough cleaning before we jam pack it … More Seed Planting Saturday
Our seed inventory is quite extensive and is kept in Handy J’s black garden journal – it is a treasured book full of farm/garden research, lists, ideas, and a few bits of male randomness. It has a Table of Contents, it’s written solely in pencil (the use of pen is strictly forbidden), and it’s totally … More Seed Order 2013
When we purchased the farm, one of the features that excited us was a large hoop house that sat on the property. One valued at around $9,000 something we would never have had extra funds to construct. It was built by the previous owners back in 2002 and has had little use in several years. … More Hoop House Repairs
The first set of garden beds have been constructed in the hoop house and the first set of seeds sown. Handy J put together eight 3ft x 10 ft raised beds in the hoop house to start the majority of our greens in the coming months. In addition, he started tomatoes and peppers in the … More Preparation for Spring!