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Soaking Seeds

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Thursday April 04, 2013   -   By Katie

If you’re not into starting seeds, my gardening posts have probably sounded like a boring broken record this winter. I can’t help it… getting the most out of a Michigan growing season partially hinges on how and when you start your seeds. Now is a great...

Tropical moisture brings new life to Indian Summer...

Blog: Elliott Family Farm   -   Tuesday September 07, 2010   -   By Samuel

  Good rainfall the last couple of days and on our well drained East Texas hills, this will bring the last session of purple hull peas to fruition. Those of you who did not get any, or need more, there will be some for the fall. We decided not to plant...

End of the Summer Southern Pea Seaon

Blog: Elliott Family Farm   -   Friday August 13, 2010   -   By Samuel

The summer pea season was fast and furious. We picked sold and shellled a record amount of peas right on the farm. On farm response was so good, we didn't take anything to the Dallas Farmer's Market. Folks were buyng peas straight off the back of the picker....

Pea Day Accellerated

Blog: Elliott Family Farm   -   Wednesday July 28, 2010   -   By Samuel

Hot summertime Texas weather and good moisture have combined to give us peas a coulple of days early. The harvest started yesterday and will continue until tomorrow. Plan to come see us no later than tomorrow, and preferably today. We have sold lots of peas so...

The Rain Came Down and the Crops Came Up

Blog: Elliott Family Farm   -   Friday July 16, 2010   -   By Samuel

The rain came down and the crops came up. God is good. We are going to have a bumper crop of southern peas. These pinkeye purple hulls are wonderful. We think they are far better than BVR or Quick Pick and certainly yield better. Harvest date should be July 28...

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are passed!

Blog: Elliott Family Farm   -   Tuesday December 01, 2009   -   By Samuel

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are passed! Whew! Our cover crop continues to grow nicely. We may add a little organic P and K in a couple of weeks, but other than that, all can we do now, is wait. We hope to plant green beans in early March. We may...


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