Monthly Archives: April 2012

Everything old is new again

My favorite new tool is the Fire Fly Plow (you can find it at Lehman’s). It is a hand powered plow used for cultivating and bed preparation. We purchased this off an old farmer just West of here along with a Planet Jr. double wheel cultivator,  a handcart and a few other tools. This sat […]

Teaming with Microbes

In December we attended the ACRES Conference in Columbus. Our biggest takeaway was about the soil and it being a living entity. We purchased and read Teaming with Microbes: The Organic Gardener’s Guide to the Soil Food Web. This book is a must read for anyone who wants to farm organically and in harmony with […]

Spring update – what's growing?

Garlic is growing nicely!

The summer-like weather has ended and we are back to normal spring temps, but few April showers so far. We hooked up the drip irrigation to help keep newly planted seed beds moist enough for germination. Transplanted some kale with limited success; transplanted spinach and it looks awesome. Beds are looking pretty good. It was […]