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Awaiting Spring!

Blog: Windstone Farm   -   Monday March 04, 2013   -   By Terry

No that the days are over 11 hours long I am awaiting things to start to spring to life in the hoop house. The cilantro is just beginning to show signs of new growth. We need a bit more sunshine than Mother Nature has been supplying us with lately. Looks like...

A Little History of Coriander ©

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Monday February 25, 2013   -   By Arlene

A Little History of Coriander ©   Every year at Home Farm Herbery we plant a new annual crop of Cilantro in order to get our coriander seeds from which we either sell the seeds whole or grind...

Bring on the holidays!

Blog: Moonstruck Farms   -   Saturday September 22, 2012   -   By Rowena

Peach preserves, apple butter, applesauce, spiced applesauce, dill pickles, bread and butter pickles, green beans and now mincemeat are all canned and sitting on the shelves ready for eating, gifts or Thanksgiving pie!! Bring on the holidays I am ready to...

It is Now September

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Saturday September 01, 2012   -   By Twilya

The weeks are rolling by and our summer is nearly over.   This week Livie came home from school each day excited but tired.   Autie waited eagerly each day for her big sister and best friend to come play with her.   Autie finally asked if...

I Love a Rainy Night

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Saturday August 25, 2012   -   By Twilya

I love a rainy night and since last night we have received a little over three inches.   It has been the slow soaking kind for the most part and WOW is it muddy.   So muddy in fact tonight when I was picking green beans I got so stuck I could...

Saturday

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Saturday June 16, 2012   -   By Twilya

It rained and they say more is coming.   Tom is relieved … so am I.   It came softly and the clouds moved in and so most of it is soaking in.   We still need more but this was as close to a perfect rain as it probably gets.   For now...

The Birds, Bees and Hazards of Wild Fruit

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Tuesday June 05, 2012   -   By Twilya

This morning started with a visit to the pea patch.   The current rows are nearly finished.   I sold most of what was picked today already and will hopefully have some for Sunday.   I have two more rows that are just starting to flower and...

The Waiting Game & The Frustrations of Modern Tech...

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Monday June 04, 2012   -   By Twilya

I am frustrated this afternoon.   I have found a handy and inexpensive way to create an online ordering system and the system does not like my name.   I understand, but it is still my name.   I have sent my questions and or comments and I...

It is Now June

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Saturday June 02, 2012   -   By Twilya

This week has been a full one!   I spent the rest of the week making deliveries, trimming tomato plants, attending t-ball games, enjoying lunch with some new friends, junking and working on my Sunday market.   Wednesday I...

The Mind Wonders at the Mulberry Tree

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Thursday May 24, 2012   -   By Twilya

So this week I have busied myself picking mulberries, picking peas, and enjoying Olivia’s first t-ball game.   With the exception of t-ball, there is a fair amount of time to think.   When my hands are busy, but my mind free to wonder… all...

Thanksgiving Turkey deadline!

Blog: Moonstruck Farms   -   Sunday May 20, 2012   -   By Rowena

As I sit in the kitchen hiding from the heat believe it or not I am thinking about Thanksgiving.  I know I have to have my final order in by June 18th.  Please let me know if you do need a Thanksgiving turkey I am only ordering 20% over the total...

Late Nights & Early Mornings

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Saturday May 19, 2012   -   By Twilya

So we enjoyed our first tomato of the season today.   Yes it is May… the same weather that is causing problems with my strawberries is ideal for tomatoes. Due to the heat, I will not have any strawberries for sale this week and I fear they are going...

Mother's Day

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Saturday May 12, 2012   -   By Twilya

Mother’s Day Tomorrow is Mother’s Day and while we have had several beautiful baskets and planters leave, we have many more still available.   Tomorrow we will be at the Old Cheney Road Farmers Market in Lincoln, NE from 10:00 until...

Saturday - Mother's Day is One Day Away

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Friday May 11, 2012   -   By Twilya

Tomorrow is a very busy day for us and hopefully we are on your list of must visit places. Hubby is proudly stating that he is the FTD man for the day and will greet on-farm visitors with a warm smile. Be gentle though because all of the different items,...

T-Ball Season is Here & We Are Gearing Up For Moth...

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Tuesday May 08, 2012   -   By Twilya

Livie after just one practice is hooked!   She loved visiting with the other girls and considering it was her first time looked pretty good in the short stop position.   She was not going to let that ball get past her!   She just might be...

They Are Calling for Rain

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Saturday May 05, 2012   -   By Twilya

In the morning I am headed to the Old Cheney Road Farmers Market and they are calling for rain.   It might rain all day and it might just rain for a little bit… 60%.   If it rains it could be torrential downpours.   It is moment s...

Cinco De Mayo

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Tuesday May 01, 2012   -   By Twilya

We think it is the perfect day to celebrate and we happen to have plenty of fresh cilantro and garlic for sale!   Why not celebrate?   At L’Ecuyer Gardens we spent the day planting our squash bed and our slicing cucumbers.   We also...

Great Tomato Days - Day 2

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Friday March 30, 2012   -   By Twilya

Day 1 was a GREAT day to visit L'Ecuyer Gardens.  If you missed it we are still offering our plants today until 7:00 p.m. and tomorrow until 4:00 p.m.  Great selection!  Don't miss out! 

The sale is ON! - Day 1

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Thursday March 29, 2012   -   By Twilya

The calls are coming in and visitors will soon be headed out to the farm.  We have A LOT of tomatoes for sale as well as bell pepper plants and several types of herbs.  If you are ready to start your garden you need to stop here first.  We...

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