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Houseplant Tips, Season Planting Guild, Name Bookm...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Thursday July 05, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

'Tis planting time! How joyous this time is for all us gardener's!  Gardening is a relief to my soul from the hum drum of life and all the expectations that surround me.  I love to care for all these little plants... nurture...

We have been busy here developing new products.

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Tuesday June 12, 2012   -   By Arlene

We have been busy here developing new products. One is a Home Farm Herbery Bridal Shower Gift Bag which Contains: Betty Crocker Kitchen Cutting Board, salad tongs, pastry brush, double rubber bowl spatula, set of measuring cups with spoons, peeler, set of 4...

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...

Spring Harvest

Blog: Healthy Culinary Creations LLC   -   Monday May 14, 2012   -   By Laurie

So far it has been a wonderful spring of produce grown by dedicated local farmers bringing us asparagus, fiddlehead ferns, spinach, turnip tops, japanese radish, arugula, rhubarb, (shall I go on?), tatsoi, baby greens, asian greens, various types of radish,...

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 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...

Seedling Gallery

Blog: Seasons at Procter Farm   -   Wednesday April 18, 2012   -   By Rebekah

Though the little sprigs of green above look more like grass or weeds than a vegetable, they are actually the beginnings of carrots. Carrots take a long time to germinate and it is very exciting to see some coming out of the ground. The early varieties I have...

Celery in 100 degree temps!

Blog: Moonstruck Farms   -   Sunday July 03, 2011   -   By Rowena

We continue to learn as we grow here at Moonstruck.  The irrigation is still being tweaked to maximize, but with a little shade cloth we are growing lettuce and spinach in 100 degree temps in the greenhouse...and celery!!! Wow, I would have told you you...

Father's Day at Clayton Fathers Market

Blog: Clayton Farmers' Market and Small Farm Animals   -   Monday June 20, 2011   -   By Janice

June 19 -- Bits of sunshine, bits of light rain on Dad's Day! Spinach, lettuce, rhubarb were popular items at Clayton FM.  Of course, all locally grown .... pesticide free, too.  Temperatures were in the mid 60's today - supposed to reach into the...

Cricket...no frog!!

Blog: Moonstruck Farms   -   Tuesday May 24, 2011   -   By Rowena

I picked up Paul again today and he tackled another overgrown row in the new greenhouse while I went and tilled all the compost beds.  #1 Compost is ready to go and two more are not far behind so my multiple pile system is working.  Before I knew it...

I am so close I can almost taste it!!

Blog: Moonstruck Farms   -   Wednesday May 18, 2011   -   By Rowena

The website is up where I can see it.  I can see how the reports are set up, but I can't get in and set up the producers!  Ugh!!  Searching for answers.   Not sure if it is a script issue or a problem with the original shareware. ...

Lots of produce here at farm...market cancelled.

Blog: Moonstruck Farms   -   Thursday March 24, 2011   -   By Rowena

Well Murphy's Law prevailed...I did the largest harvest this winter and sold a fair amount in Phelan so I came home and harvested more...did not check my email and sure enough Wrightwood is cancelled.  I will be here in the morning with farm open 8-12...

Tomorrow...just the beginning.

Blog: Moonstruck Farms   -   Wednesday March 16, 2011   -   By Rowena

After a long awaited wait the new greenhouse is producing bountifully and I am still not done rebuilding rows and planting!!  Tomorrow we will be bringing French Breakfast Radishes, gorgeous long scallions, Moonstruck Salad Mix, Leaf Lettuce mix (for...

Market Day

Blog: Moonstruck Farms   -   Friday March 11, 2011   -   By Rowena

The last few days are a total blur...started Wednesday with a little planting, some bok choy, tatsoi, more spinach and of course a sprinkling of radishes and green onions.  A market gardener plants in a completely different pattern than most conventional...

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...

Red Orach

Blog: Moonstruck Farms   -   Wednesday February 16, 2011   -   By Rowena

Seed ordering commenced about a month ago and I had to review my business plan at the same time...what is my goal...meet my "Foodies" needs...yes that is what is actually written in my business plan. I know that most of my customers are true Foodies...

What a great community!

Blog: Moonstruck Farms   -   Thursday January 27, 2011   -   By Rowena

Today was a long, but a very gratifying day.  I started the day with checking the emails...there were more orders...late, but I can never deny a customer if there is any way I can meet the order.  One of the orders was for Cornish Game Hens and I...

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