may 30th feisty – snap peas have now grown into proper shelling peas. nice and sweet. worth a little work to shell them remember to compost the ‘shells’ and other discards from the produce – if you need help, i’m happy to help you start a compost pile . it is very simple . cheers
may 28th – small bunches of basil and cilantro added to this weeks harvest list
May 27 , 2012 Summer seems to be here this week (in may.. who knew?) . The heat and lack of rain has been hard on the plants, but they keep giving and giving! I have enjoyed showing some of you around the land and hope you make it back again soon. The spinachContinue reading “May 27 2012”
May 21 2012 – Happy mid spring everyone! Lots and lots of heads of red lettuce. if you want more than one large/ 2 small heads, just post in comments section of the request form. On the critter front, the deer have been nibbling a little of the peas and lettuce, but i planted extraContinue reading “May 21 at the farm”
MAY 15 – Restarting the web posts and deliveries for 2012 ! Hello all! Welcome back to another year of farming and veggies. This last week i finished staking the tomatoes and putting in most of the peppers. Lettuce heads (red – variety vulcan) , some radish, and spinach is now available. As the farmContinue reading “MAY 15 – Restarting the web posts and deliveries for 2012 !”
New Ground It has been coming up on about 2 months, and the farm is now in new ground. The patuxent riverkeeper, Fred Tutman is allowing me to grow on some of his land in upper marlboro. It has been grown in monoculture (corn and soybeans) for many years, although i am told that noContinue reading “New Ground”
july 16 – beautiful day from today at the farm…. you can see the sun gold tomatoes and peppers that will be ready for harvest this week.. and instead of baby lettuce, will be small lettuce heads.. more heat tolerant. the baby lettuce is not happy in the high humidity and severe heat… have aContinue reading “july 16 – beautiful day”
Most of the onions ready to be harvested – falling over and stems getting soft. So they don’t rot, pulled, and for a few weeks will dry and ‘cure’ in the greenhouse.
Everything is great out at the farm. Chuck – the groundhog is munching away on some of the sweet potato vines, but he isn’t doing much damage so i’m letting him enjoy, and yesterday a bunny was inside the fenced garden, but hiding between the beans and brocolli, it was just nibbling on the cloverContinue reading “Have a great 4th!”
Everything growing well at the farm… a few storms have pushed the potatoes over a little bit, and washed out a little ground around the onions, but still in great shape.