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Frost! (And Other Updates)

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Monday May 13, 2013   -   By Katie

There’s a reason why the last frost date in Michigan (the reasonable date on which you can plant outside in the spring without worrying about frost harming your plants) has been moved to May 18 . Last night (May 12/13) we had a visit from good ole Jack...

Shady Vegetable Garden Plans

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday March 08, 2013   -   By Katie

A few weeks ago I shared on our Facebook page that I was getting excited about ordering seeds for 2013. Our friend and CSA customer Joli Lorion-Fytczyk commented asking about what sorts of plants to grow in a shaded yard. What a wonderful question! She...

Winter Gardening Confessions (An Update)

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Wednesday January 09, 2013   -   By Katie

Seems like anytime I’m making small talk these days I’m asked “How’s your garden?” (No complaints here; I’m happy to share!) So, let me just tell you how the garden is. It’s good. But not as expected. I just paid the garden a visit yesterday for the first...

Meet the Winter Team

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday October 05, 2012   -   By Katie

Cauliflower, Snowball Y Organic Photo from Burpee {www.burpee.com/vegetables/cauliflower} Last week I shared in this post that I’m planning to grow vegetables this winter . For those of you who are following and would like to try to do the same, I...

Baby, it's (almost) cold outside!

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday September 28, 2012   -   By Katie

It’s fall. Big time. Temperatures are dropping along with brown and orange leaves. The tomato plants are bending beneath the weight of green fruit hoping for enough time. (I’ll be picking them before we get frost.) The zucchini, cucumbers and beans are...

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...

Tomatoes for Hot Summers

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

You never know ahead of time what type of summer you are going to have. Had we known we would have record breaking heat and drought we would have done a heat tolerant tomato variety trial. But, last year we had unusually cool and wet, so who knew? Our...

Linaria purpurea - Purple Toadflax - A lovely & Dr...

Blog: Wall Flower Studio Garden   -   Tuesday February 02, 2010   -   By Karen

Purple Toadflax - Linaria purpurea ~ hardiness zones 3 - 9 USDA ~ This plant is an underrated treasure. It should be grown in every garden. It's totally drought tolerant, easy to grow, and the blooms look like...

Evening Primrose - Oenothera - Lovely and Drought ...

Blog: Wall Flower Studio Garden   -   Friday January 29, 2010   -   By Karen

Oenothera biennis, or, evening primrose , has been cultivated in North America since the early 16th century. It was originally grown as an edible plant, however the bright yellow flowers make for a beautiful ornamental display in the garden....

Learn How to set up a Draught Tolerant Organic Ga...

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Thursday March 26, 2009   -   By Tony

Organic gardening in South Florida is a challenge.Gardening in the drought is another obstacle.For the new comers to the Torpical and Sub-tropical new zones of 9-10-11, you better do your home work first and learn about tropical gardening. On saturday...


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