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Spring weather and work getting done!

Blog: Walkers Fresh Veggies   -   Monday April 14, 2014   -   By Mark & Carolyn

Now we have all the greenhouses up and running with all new hoops and new floors, with a new cover for number three.  We also have number two full of broccoli, cabbage, kale, brussel sprouts, romaine and mixed leaf lettuces. We have a few odds and...

"Early Call Mix" is the easiest Morning Glory to G...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Sunday March 17, 2013   -   By Arlene

"Early Call Mix" is the easiest Morning Glory to Grow from Seeds by Arlene Wright-Correll Home Farm Herbery Morning Glory Seeds - "Early Call Mix" Ipomea purpurea At Home Farm Herbery we enjoy a very colorful...

What in the World is a Kohlrabi? ©

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Sunday February 24, 2013   -   By Arlene

What in the World is a Kohlrabi? ©       Not a lot of people in the USA eat Kohlrabi and not a lot of people grow it in their gardens and it is simply a shame because this thick skin veggie...

Early Herbs, Edible Flowers and Yummy Edible Flow...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Wednesday January 30, 2013   -   By Neil & Jean

Only 59 more days till Spring.... ahh! Yes, that doesn't sound so long at all. The sun is shining midst the cold air bringing happiness to my day.  I long for that warm feeling that only a bright sunny day can give.  I am a firm...

Veggies for Sale, Early Summer Crops in the Ground

Blog: Seasons at Procter Farm   -   Friday May 18, 2012   -   By Rebekah

Well! It has been quite the week and weekend. Procter Center held a Food and Faith conference, bringing together many people interested in making a difference in their communities and lives. We had a wonderful weekend of education, conversation, sharing,...

Singing in the rain

Blog: Collie Flower Farm   -   Tuesday March 27, 2012   -   By Liz

 It has been a crazy spring around the country. Here in N. Illinois, we are experiencing a very  warm spring. I actually had the air conditioner on for a few days while temperatures stayed in the 80's. This is definitely not a typical Chicago spring....

Better Late than Never!

Blog: Rockgate Farm   -   Wednesday May 25, 2011   -   By Angela

Got your plants out a little late?  So What.... No biggee!   With the weather being so eratic this year, unless you have a hoop house, you most likely got your planting done late.  That's alright.  As long as your starts are...

Harvest 10 - 14 days Earlier than Normal

Blog: Phillips Orchards & Cider Mill   -   Sunday July 18, 2010   -   By Brian

Because of the warm weather early this spring and the continued warm weather all summer the apple harvest will begin earlier than normal this year.  It looks like most varieties of apples will be harvested 10 - 14 days earlier than normal. Therefore...

Rain on a Hot Tin Roof

Blog: Mott Family Farm   -   Friday July 02, 2010   -   By Shelley

The sound of rain on our metal roof is one of my simplest pleasures. Many times it comes after a long, hot, humid day bringing relief and an (almost) audible sigh. Once the storms have passed, the water still trickles and drips off the roof as the frogs begin...

Blackberry "Casualty"

Blog: Rockgate Farm   -   Wednesday July 08, 2009   -   By Angela

Now, that's what it's all about!!   Got my first, fresh, wild blackberry today.  Tasted sweet!  It'll be an early harvest this year, about two weeks ahead of schedule.  That'll make a lot of people happy.  You hear that...Larry...


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