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An Anticipated Visit From the Tooth Fairy and Grea...

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Friday May 18, 2012   -   By Twilya

My Livie is about to lose her first tooth.   It is wiggly and she is so excited.   She has heard about the Tooth Fairy but has not experienced her magic yet.  She has big plans for her soon found fortune.   I am serving carrots for...

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...

Mother's Day Sale - Come Check Us Out!

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

It is a beautiful day! You need to come see us. The birds are singing and the sky is blue. The weather promises a mild day. The flowers are freshly watered and the tomato, pepper, eggplant and Swiss chard plants are all needing new homes. Your mother if...

What a difference a year makes!

Blog: Elliott Family Farm   -   Thursday May 10, 2012   -   By Samuel

What a difference a year makes! Moisture has returned to these parts and our pea crop is doing ok. We hope to harvest between May 19 and May 23 for the first crop of the summer. If moisture stays with us we will replant and harvest again 60 or so days...

Mother's Day Weekend Sale

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Wednesday May 09, 2012   -   By Twilya

L’Ecuyer Gardens is offering the special Mother’s Day Sale today through Saturday.   We have a huge selection of Mother’s Day baskets, containers and bedding plants.   While you are here finish your garden with a few tomato, pepper, eggplant,...

We Were Expecting Rain

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Wednesday March 07, 2012   -   By Twilya

We thought it was going to rain…   … but it did not.   Today is windy but still dry and at this point it is likely our chance for rain has passed.   Because we thought it was going to rain we busied ourselves with a few...

Fall and Winter Veggies

Blog: Debbie's Garden   -   Wednesday September 28, 2011   -   By Chickadee1

The fall garden at my house consists of broccoli, cabbage, collards, sugar snap peas, and lettuce. Planted some celery, too, still waiting to see what that looks like!   I still have arugula, as it reseeds itself pretty well.  Still getting a few...

Dry Dry Year

Blog: Elliott Family Farm   -   Thursday August 25, 2011   -   By Samuel

2011 has been a very dry year. It has been very challenging to attempt farming. The word is that produce crops are failing all over East Texas or have already failed. The only bright spot on Elliott Family Farms has been sweet potatoes. We planted them in out...

Stuffed Cabbage Casserole not Golumpki !

Blog: Conroe Saturday AM market   -   Wednesday August 03, 2011   -   By Fred

Now I have heard of Golumpki  because the wife is Polish. But have you ever heard of Stuffed cabbage casserole. Let me explain how this worked out. I wanted to use up what was left of my head of cabbage bought at Peas Farm this past weekend. It had been...

SamM I Am, I like green eggs and ham

Blog: Conroe Saturday AM market   -   Monday July 25, 2011   -   By Fred

SamM I Am "I like Green eggs and Ham". Until a few months a go I did not know Green eggs were real. Peas Farm showed me the reality. They bring Organic Eggs to Market every Saturday and often they are the first thing they sell out of. Here is my...

Omelot to finish out the week

Blog: Conroe Saturday AM market   -   Friday July 08, 2011   -   By Fred

Tomorrow Saturday July 9 should be another exciting visit to dwntwn Conroe. I am hoping that Elvis with Peas Farm will have Guajillo Peppers so I can learn to make Adobo sauce from scratch. This evening for dinner I cleared out the fridge with the weeks...

Using Salsa made from SamM Market ingredients on I...

Blog: Conroe Saturday AM market   -   Tuesday July 05, 2011   -   By Fred

July 4th was unique in SW Texas this year. Fire Bans were in full effect. I did not see fireworks in our neighborhood . Only on TV from dwntwn. Houston and Boston Harbor. After having eaten hotdogs all day on Sunday . I decided Italian sausage was the food of...

Here goes...what a different year this is going to...

Blog: Moonstruck Farms   -   Monday March 28, 2011   -   By Rowena

Well we are buying seed by the ounce and by the pound...big difference from last year.  150 feet of snow peas went in today instead of 20 feet like last year....100s of feet of squash, melons and green beans are planned.  We have radishes with greens...

March Update

Blog: Elliott Family Farm   -   Sunday March 27, 2011   -   By Samuel

English peas podded early. Too much heat. We are switching to an old heirloom Wando next season. On the other hand turnips are doing nicely. Most folks in tis part of the world prefer the greens rather than the turnips so we will be harvesting both.  The...

Split Pea Soup with Potatoes and Dill

Blog: Cookus Interruptus   -   Friday March 18, 2011   -   By Cynthia

(The new neighbor) Not real pretty to look at but neither is the new neighbor.  We give you the how to on both a vegetarian version and one that includes ham. The cumin + dill marry well with peas.  Try it.  You'll see.  Watch video and...

Testing...testing..snow!

Blog: Moonstruck Farms   -   Saturday February 19, 2011   -   By Rowena

Okay the winds were a real test on the overall structure, but now we get to find out what the snow load is on the single layer of polyethylene...came home from church and dinner and found 4 inches or so already built up and decided not to take any chances and...

Baby Turnips, Turnips and English Peas

Blog: Elliott Family Farm   -   Saturday February 19, 2011   -   By Samuel

I have been posting some baby turnip recipes on the Facebook page, Elliott Family Farm, and a few on the Dallas Farmers Market page.   We have a good crop started and barring any bad weather, it should develop nicely. Baby turnips are sometimes...

Alternative Feeding Methods - Hogging Down Corn

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Monday November 15, 2010   -   By David

  The practice of letting pigs eat the corn from the stalks is a good alternative way of finishing pigs. It is a great labor saving practice because instead of having to pick the corn the pigs do the picking! It was a popular method in the early 1900's...

Veggies for a Hot Summer Garden

Blog: Lazy Ox Farm   -   Thursday September 09, 2010   -   By Margie

We didn't intend to do hot summer garden trials this year, its just one of those things that happened to us. Gardens were failing all around our area, but we ate well and had an abundance to share. So, we thought we should share our successes with other folks...

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