Trellising Tomatoes for a Successful Harvest

Trellis your tomatoes now for ease of care all summer... Staking tomatoes is not necessary if you are canning and don't care what the tomatoes look like.  Staking does allow for adequate air circulation and ease of harvest.  In addition, you can cut limbs off for less cumbersome plants and by having fewer limbs devote [...]

By | March 20th, 2017|How to Farm|0 Comments

Planting Organic Strawberries

Planting organic strawberries takes some forethought.  Berries are highly profitable if planted correctly and fed in a timely fashion.  Use this tips to help you be successful! Planting Plant strawberries in well drained fertile soil in early spring when ground can be worked. This is the most important step! Buy bare root [...]

By | March 6th, 2017|How to Farm, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Making a heated seed box for propagation

It's time to plant spring seeds! Now that we have passed the Winter Solstice and the days are growing longer my heart has turned to visions of of my garden finally  being perfect this year.  Ok, it can't be perfect because I have a zillion ideas, BUT I'm ready to fill it with the wonderful [...]

By | February 14th, 2017|How to Farm, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Plant an Orchard

When planting an orchard there are a couple things that will help make your experience a success. Find a nursery that has healthy plants.  Ask around for recommendations. It is best to buy your bare root trees and get them in BEFORE they bud out.  As you can see we were late in doing this. [...]

By | February 15th, 2016|How to Farm|0 Comments