New plantings

Here are a few pictures of the new crops seeded and transplanted over the past few weeks: Cucumbers Green Beans Green Onions Yellow Squash and Zucchini   French Breakfast Radish Lettuce Mix Broccoli and Turnip transplants growing away It is so refreshing to see the garden dry, freshly tilled, and dark green foliage on the veggies!…

Carrots and Onions!

Well, it took five plantings of carrots, but they have finally arrived!  They look and taste great! Our Copra onions (a yellow, long term storage variety) have also been harvested and can be seen here curing in the sun: It’s been a very busy time for us as the ground has finally dried out and is…

July 20th Farmers’ Market

The produce is looking great, even with all the recent flooding and unrelenting heat!  Along with what is pictured below we also have some baby leeks and cherry tomatoes ready. Cucumbers Green Onions Jalapeno Peppers Summer Squash And finally, here’s the entire spread, set up at the Alta West Farmers’ Market, with our oldest son in the background: Thanks…

The rain goes ever on and on…

The garden is still taking on water, but the extended forecast shows a respite from the rain! For July the 13th Farmers’ Market,  we will have green beans, jalapeno peppers, yellow squash, lettuce mix, green onions, and a few cucumbers. -Bruce

Flooded

It is hard to manage a market garden when the soil is under standing water.  The continuous rain over the past two weeks has prevented any direct seeding and soil working in the garden.  Crops that should have been ready for market are either dead, or severely set back.  In 8 years of gardening on…