Prepping soil on our farm

We’ve been very busy working the soil on the farm getting it ready for intensive organic vegetable production.  In early spring, this involves plowing the fields: After plowing, we then level out the soil with our roto tiller: Based on soil tests, we then add organic soil amendments to maintain the fertility of soil.  This…

The garlic is up!

Last fall, we received our seed garlic bulbs.  The variety were are growing is a hard neck garlic called “Russian Red”. We separated the cloves individually And planted them in a deeply worked bed in late October Now, in mid March, just days after the ground had thawed, they have already sprouted!  It is so…

Our Seed Starting Mix

We made our first batch of our custom seed starting mix today.  We have been very happy with the performance of this mix and wanted to share the recipe here for anyone interested.  It is a great mix for using soil blocks, but also excels in plug trays, pots, or any container you can think…