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It is Now September

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Saturday September 01, 2012   -   By Twilya

The weeks are rolling by and our summer is nearly over.   This week Livie came home from school each day excited but tired.   Autie waited eagerly each day for her big sister and best friend to come play with her.   Autie finally asked if...

Labor Day Weekend at the Bluegrass Farmers' Market...

Blog: Bluegrass Farmers Market   -   Thursday August 30, 2012   -   By Kentucky Proud

This is a special weekend, it's Labor Day! The first Labor Day was celebrated on September 5, 1882. It was a day to pay tribute to the creators of our nations strength, freedom and leadership...the American worker! I can't think of a better American worker...

I Love a Rainy Night

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Saturday August 25, 2012   -   By Twilya

I love a rainy night and since last night we have received a little over three inches.   It has been the slow soaking kind for the most part and WOW is it muddy.   So muddy in fact tonight when I was picking green beans I got so stuck I could...

The August Rushes in Big Changes For Our Home

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Saturday August 18, 2012   -   By Twilya

My Livie started kindergarten Friday.   I was supposed to take her, but the bus pulled up in our yard and she was so excited.   My baby girl tolerated her picture being taken and then waved goodbye.   Tom and I both had tears in our eyes....

Catch Up Day

Blog: Bountiful Blessings Farm Produce   -   Monday August 13, 2012   -   By Jeff

Today was one of those days when I was finally able to get caught up with a few personal things I needed to do. It has been very busy with picking and maintaining the crop. Our stands have been very busy and the vegetables have been excellent. We received...

very good rain Saturday, Sauerkraut Days this week...

Blog: Abbe Hills Farm CSA   -   Monday August 06, 2012   -   By Laura

Greetings shareholders,   This week, we'll have sweet corn, eggplant, zukes and squash, green beans, potatoes, onions, garlic, kale and collards, cucumbers, the beginning of the tomatoes, and a little bit of cilantro and basil.  Sounds...

Rain Day

Blog: Bountiful Blessings Farm Produce   -   Saturday August 04, 2012   -   By Jeff

We have been working very hard at the Bountiful Blessings Farm in Hinckley, Illinois. Between our farm stands and picking, we have not had a lot of time to do anything. Andy, Peter and George have been picking corn and tomatoes, cabbage, cucumbers, zucchini,...

The Sweetest Rain!!

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Saturday August 04, 2012   -   By Twilya

It has been a very busy week and as I prepare for tomorrow at the Old Cheney Road Farmers Market from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in Lincoln, Nebraska to say I am a motivated seller is an understatement.   The colors and textures are changing a...

Be Green Ideas, Nifty Bug Trap, Mailbox in the Gar...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Wednesday August 01, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

Welcome me back!  Well I do apologize for being gone for awhile here at For Dragonflies... my computer was giving me some issues for a bit over a week and then we have been busy here planting all the good stuff that fills our farms...

The Dawn of a New Week

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Tuesday July 31, 2012   -   By Twilya

This past week was a rough one for L’Ecuyer Gardens.   On Thursday we received notification we are to no longer use rural water to water our garden.   This request is a result of the current drought conditions.   We do have a private...

The Blessings of the Week

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Tuesday July 24, 2012   -   By Twilya

I spent most of the day in the Masonic Temple Parking Lot in Marysville, KS and it was an okay day despite the heat.   Tom and the girls surprised me with a visit and yes I had both girls out waiving to cars for a short period of time.   Again I...

July 23, 2012 - The Dawn of a New Week

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Monday July 23, 2012   -   By Twilya

The website has been updated and there are lots of goodies.   This past week our eggplant kicked in so there are several available today.   We are also featuring cantaloupe, red and yellow slicing tomatoes, large and small bell peppers and...

We Are Packed and Ready to GO!!!!

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Saturday July 21, 2012   -   By Twilya

This week has been yet another whirlwind.   We have been very busy selling sweet corn, meeting with potential wholesale customers and picking cantaloupe, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers and so much more.   My nephew Lane from Missouri came to spend...

Early Layer and Alien Tomatoes

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

  Over the last week one hen has begun to lay eggs! Her first one was more like a sack than an egg, because the yolk and white were contained but not in a hard shell. After that though she has been...

Ears and Ears of Sweet Corn!

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

We have sweet corn running out our ears… literally.   It is cross-pollinated between Peaches & Cream and Ambrosia and it is so good.   There is a lot of sweet corn out there but do not be fooled.   Ours is better.   Livie and I...

We Are Up and Running Again

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Monday July 16, 2012   -   By Twilya

It is Monday evening and I am finally updating my online store for the week.   I am sorry for being so tardy, but today was BUSY.   Livie and I both had eye exams and I am now at that point in my life where I need bifocals.   I am not...

The Summer's Rainbow

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Saturday July 14, 2012   -   By Twilya

This week has been much calmer.   T-ball has ended for the summer and we have enjoyed a little more time at home.   Tom and I are both homebodies but I think we are raising two little socialites.   Finding the right balance is a trick at...

Sweet Corn and Tomatoes!!

Blog: Bountiful Blessings Farm Produce   -   Wednesday July 11, 2012   -   By Jeff

The last few days have been very hectic. Between watering, weeding and taking care of the pests, we have tow satnds open and a third will be open tomorrow. This is the season I love! I love to be busy working hard and seeing our produce sold and enjoyed by...

Fresh & Fabulous Monday!

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Monday July 09, 2012   -   By Twilya

It is Monday Morning and the rain missed us!   Neighboring counties to the east received way too much and we received barely a sprinkle.   It is cooler and for that I am grateful.  Yesterday was a very good day at the market for me and...

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