Monthly Archives: June 2017

Seed Pods!

Sorry there’s no weed of the week, instead here’s a fun seed pod from our flower garden. Advertisements

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Seeds, seeds, and so many more seeds

We’ve got the seeds sorted today!! Everybody ready to plant?

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Okra in Bloom

Okra blooms have always been one of my favorites. Getting the chance to grow food is awesome, but it’s neat to see our food coming from such a beautiful beginning!

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Digging Potatoes

This week, we finally had a stretch of dry enough weather to dig up the potatoes in the lower field. The yield wasn’t as great as we’d hoped for all varieties, but it was definitely a great learning experience on … Continue reading

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Culling

Culling is an important step for farms and its produce. Not all food is ready to be sold at market after it is harvested. A sorting must be done to separate the good from the less appetizing. Grade “A” food … Continue reading

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Weed of the Week

This week’s Weed of the Week is¬†Amaranthus retroflexus also known as Amaranth or (Red root) Pigweed. This variety has thorns at the nodes of the plant so you have to be careful while pulling them up. When you do pull … Continue reading

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Tomato Hornworm

If it looks like someone has been cutting the leaves off of your tomatoes, take a look around for tomato hornworms. These caterpillars can get quite large (this one is actually on the small side) but still manage to camouflage … Continue reading

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