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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

The Farm Market Season is Now Underway!!!!

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Saturday April 28, 2012   -   By Twilya

L'Ecuyer Gardens will be there to help those who plant their own gardens stock up on plants- tomato, pepper, artichoke and a huge assortment of fresh herbs!   We will also have farm fresh eggs in 12 packs and 18 packs and guinea eggs too!   We...

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...

It is Time to Get in the Garden!

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Thursday April 19, 2012   -   By Twilya

Today is the first day of our weekend sale.   We are certain to have what you are looking for whether it is a unique or tried and true variety of heirloom tomato, bell pepper or chili pepper plants.   Perhaps you want to put in an herb garden or...

Flowers, Herbs, & Vegetable Plants on Sale Now!

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Tuesday April 17, 2012   -   By Twilya

I was asked today if I sell flowers and YES I have a nice assortment of petunias ready for your flower beds. Also available is osteosperman or a beautiful daisy type flower and brachy comb's toucan tango.   In the near future I will also...

Great Tomato Plant Sale Days - Day 3

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Saturday March 31, 2012   -   By Twilya

We sold A LOT of plants yesterday but we still have plenty left. Some varieties are becoming limited. If you are ready to get a jumpstart on spring and love unique varieties and flavors then you owe it to yourself to stop by today and check out our...

Join Us For Our Special Sale

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Tuesday March 27, 2012   -   By Twilya

The weather is perfect and our gardens are screaming at us begging for plants to be put in the ground.   Today was dedicated to Alpine White strawberries, broccoli romanesco, purple broccoli and broccoli raab.   I am also thinning my strawberry...

Happy St. Patrick's Day

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Friday March 16, 2012   -   By Twilya

St. Patrick’s Day Tomorrow will be dedicated to planting a new bed of leeks and onions.   If there is time I will likely add a few more rows of peas.   Today has been spent potting flowers and hanging baskets....

Monday Morning

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Monday February 06, 2012   -   By Twilya

While checking in on things this morning I found a few surprises.  All of the tomato varieties planted to date - Stupice, Beverlodge, Italian Tree Tomato and Marglobe are sprouting quite nicely.  I was pleasantly surprised to find the yellow...


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