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Everything you wanted to know about Miniature Mexi...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Wednesday June 04, 2014   -   By Arlene

Mexican Watermelon Seed Info. Gherkin cucumbers are available summer into fall. The Watermelon gherkin, scientific name Melothria scabra, is a thin delicate climbing and trailing vine grown for its edible fruit. It is an heirloom variety...

Springtime at Family Farms CSA

Blog: Family Farms CSA   -   Wednesday April 02, 2014   -   By Foster

Spring is here! Yes! Spring has arrived at Family Farms CSA east of Sherman, Texas.   Along with spring has come a veritable cornucopia of veggies and delicious food for your table. Call Foster Fogarty and find out when you can come...

Cucumbers and Tarragon, a Nifty Combination©

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Thursday March 21, 2013   -   By Arlene

Cucumbers and Tarragon, a Nifty Combination© by Arlene Wright-Correll Home Farm Herbery We all know how to prepare cucumbers. When our organic garden starts producing lots of them we put them in salads, we prepare pickles, we make...

The Sweetest Rain!!

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Saturday August 04, 2012   -   By Twilya

It has been a very busy week and as I prepare for tomorrow at the Old Cheney Road Farmers Market from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in Lincoln, Nebraska to say I am a motivated seller is an understatement.   The colors and textures are changing a...

We Are Packed and Ready to GO!!!!

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Saturday July 21, 2012   -   By Twilya

This week has been yet another whirlwind.   We have been very busy selling sweet corn, meeting with potential wholesale customers and picking cantaloupe, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers and so much more.   My nephew Lane from Missouri came to spend...

The Wee Hours Update

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Saturday July 07, 2012   -   By Twilya

It is already 1:00 a.m. and I have to get up extra early in the morning so this will be short and sweet.   Tonight was our last t-ball game of the year.   We did not win, but we worked pretty well as a team throughout the game.   My...

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...

Monday

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Monday June 11, 2012   -   By Twilya

Sunday morning Autie woke up at 2:30 a.m. (as I was hoping to finally go to bed) with a fever and throwing up.   With Tom in the midst of wheat harvest I was unable to make it to the Old Cheney Road Farmers Market in Lincoln, NE.   Normally Tom...

Huge goal met!!

Blog: Moonstruck Farms   -   Monday June 11, 2012   -   By Rowena

We started harvesting summer vegetables on june 1st!!  this is a huge goal met for us.  As i look around at all the things that still need fixing and the weeding and the pens to be built it is nice to know that we have all the room (well we are...

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...

The Connectedness of Wheat and Blackberries

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Monday May 14, 2012   -   By Twilya

I know you are probably wondering what I am drinking, but the two have beautiful relationship on our farm.   We are usually offering predictions for the first day of wheat harvest beginning in early June and don’t start cutting until the end of the...

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...

The Blessings of an Early Spring!

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Saturday April 21, 2012   -   By Twilya

For those of us who took advantage of the early spring we are now reaping the rewards.   It is April 21 and I picked enough strawberries to feed the four of us for a bedtime snack.   I also photographed the first tomato of the season that is...

Another working Saturday at Home Farm

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Saturday April 07, 2012   -   By Arlene

4/7/12   It was 40 degrees this morning but a clear sky at 6:30 am and I got the watering started.   Gloria came in to work at 8 am and we put in the new azalea beds and got the weed fabric down between the aisles...

We got some plants into the ground today.

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Monday April 02, 2012   -   By Arlene

I planted Glynis’ string bean mix and I set out some Martino’s Roma tomato plants, Emerald Giant peppers plants, Marketmore 76 cucumbers plants, Napoleon Sweet Pepper plants and some Japanese Long Cucumber plants.   After I finished the inside work I...

New vegetables off the vine today

Blog: J&J Produce   -   Thursday May 26, 2011   -   By Diamond

Well so much for the blogging everyday. I started this entry earlier and was almost ready to post it when our adorable set of four kittens decided they just had to be all over the keyboard and mouse at the same time I was using it. So much for that entry....

Cucumbers

Blog: J&J Produce   -   Tuesday May 24, 2011   -   By Diamond

I am new to this blogging thing so everyone please bear with me. I will try to post something new about the garden and produce everyday so keep checking back with us. I just wanted to let the readers know that our slicing cucumbers are really growing...

Thai Steak Salad

Blog: Cookus Interruptus   -   Thursday June 24, 2010   -   By Cynthia

(Ginger causes two pies worth of trouble) There's no dilemma about this omnivore delight.  Lime, cilantro, garlic and some heat rubbed into some grass fed beef.  Medium rare strips served over salad with cucumber.  I'm salivating, how about you?...

Opening Day.

Blog: Tulsa City Farm   -   Wednesday June 16, 2010   -   By Malcolm

 First I just want to say thank you to all who came by today.I think I'm going to like selling from our city urban farm and not packing up and setting up at a farmers market . My daughter agrees and like home being there so she can use her bathroom.Her...

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