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Planting Fruit Trees in Fall

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday November 22, 2013   -   By Katie

Spring is always a busy and exciting time for gardeners. I’m no exception. Logically I spent a lot of time in the garden this spring, planting, prepping and simply enjoying the sights and sounds of nature waking up from her winter nap. One of the things...

Back in Business

Blog: Harecrest Acres   -   Sunday November 17, 2013   -   By Matman

Well after a 2 year hiatus to give the trees a chance to grow, we are back in business.  The trees have come back strong and we will have great selection this year.  The weather was good to our bees and we had a good harvest this fall.  We...

Seeking farmers & serious growers for Fall & Winte...

Blog: Waxhaw Farmers Market   -   Thursday October 03, 2013   -   By Ginette

Since we became an all-year round market, we need more vendors for our fall and winter seasons: greens, winter squash, turnips, beets, etc... as well as specialty growers or bakers: gluten free breads and baked goods, artisan pasta makers, pecans and walnuts,...

Farm update

Blog: Back2theBeginning   -   Thursday June 27, 2013   -   By J

Our dedicated homesteaders here at back2thebeginning have been actively working on constructing the new shade house. We've converted salvageable' s from what was left of an old stable from years ago. Rather than completely demolishing the remains, we...

Extra! Extra! Read all about our fruit tree planti...

Blog: Seasons at Procter Farm   -   Sunday April 21, 2013   -   By Rebekah

Here are some photos of our fruit orchard planting. They work both as a grand statement as you enter the Procter campus, and soon enough, the bearers of tasty fruit! 90 apple trees in 3 varieties (Honeycrisp, Golden Delicious, & Zestar) line...

Outdoor Planting

Blog: Seasons at Procter Farm   -   Friday April 19, 2013   -   By Rebekah

There's lots happening on the farm now that spring has set in. We've planted over 100 fruit trees (apple and cherry), preped ground for a new high tunnel, put some of the first crops in the ground, and continue to seed in the greenhouse! The baby chicks...

Maple/Birch Tapping

Blog: The Mushroom Hut @ Fox Farms   -   Thursday March 14, 2013   -   By Alan and Susan

We have been doing workshops here on the farm showing how simple it is to tap maple and birch for your own use...doesn't have to be a large "sugar bush". We show how you can take simple household items for the processing and not have to put money...

Winter in Ohio

Blog: Bindel Farms   -   Thursday January 31, 2013   -   By Jason

What a difference a day makes in Northern Ohio in January!  Yesterday it was 60's and jacket weather and today we are in the mid 20's and I am pulling out the heavy coat, hat, and gloves!  I have to admit that we have been pretty lucky to not be...

Pecan Pre-Harvest Checklist

Blog: What's Happening on the Farm | Royalty Pecan Farms   -   Wednesday September 12, 2012   -   By RoyaltyPecans

Pecan harvest season is just around the corner! Depending on the variety, most pecans should be ready to harvest in the next two to three months. Do you have pecan trees on your land? We've put together this simple outline to help you start planning for...

Royalty Pecan Farms in September

Blog: What's Happening on the Farm | Royalty Pecan Farms   -   Wednesday September 12, 2012   -   By RoyaltyPecans

At this time of year, the nuts are fully expanded but not completely filled yet. We’ll continue irrigation around the clock to help fill out the pecan kernels. During September, we concentrate on preparing everything for the upcoming pecan harvest. That means...

Top Ten Nutrative and Medicinal values of the Trop...

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Wednesday June 13, 2012   -   By Tony

Welcome to South Florida Summer.Now start eating Tropical fruits high in Nutrition and Medicinal values. Mango is world wide known as the KING of Fruit Trees.It grows in the Tropics from S.Florida all the way to Africa,Carribean,South America and South...

A very Busy Day on the Ranch :)

Blog: Texas Herb Company& Crafty Threads   -   Wednesday April 25, 2012   -   By Petra

I hope everyone is enjoying this lovely day. It is pretty warm here in Central Texas and I have been a "busy bee ". Already the pasture clean up and fertilizing of the fields is complete. Fiber carded and spun, Floor Boards removed and I...

Remembrance Trees, Wedding Shower & Gift Idea's an...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Sunday April 01, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

When we purchased our farm the home had been abandoned for over a year and to say the least it was a 'fixer' upper.  Although as we walked through it I could imagine what I could make it to be, and so the long road of fixing is still in progress. ...

Whats been happening around Home Farm Herbery

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Wednesday March 14, 2012   -   By Arlene

3/13/12 It was a beautiful day today in the mid 70’s and we had the French doors open and the heat off.   Ken brought the rest of the top soil in and Carl finished the 4 big planters and now they need to be...

Spring is a comin'

Blog: The Appalachian Shed   -   Thursday March 01, 2012   -   By Terrie

Despite the temps spiking up and down, the seedlings are right on schedule for spring planting.  The greenhouse is bursting at the seems with old favorites and new (to us) Heirlooms. John has over 20 varieties of Heirloom tomatoes this year!  I am...

Fruit Tree Preparation

Blog: Bountiful Blessings Farm Produce   -   Sunday February 26, 2012   -   By Jeff

Well it is supposed to warm up a little bit today. Yesterday was a nice sun shiny day, but it never really got all that warm. Today, my wife and I are attending church. It will be nice to be there as we were unable to attend last Sunday. There is also a...

Outdoor christmas store

Blog: Sweet Pumpkins Farm   -   Friday December 09, 2011   -   By Donna

Sweet Pumpkins Christmas Store!!! Now presenting our new outdoor store with beautiful affordable balsams firs, frasers firs, as well as balsam wreaths for your front door. Our lastest items are hand painted ornaments & hand...

Farmers Markets Need Local Farmers

Blog: Freedom To Grow Our Own Food   -   Sunday September 04, 2011   -   By Jason

Jason “Pepe” owner of locally based Pepe’s Plants is a man on a mission. He wants more people to start planting and harvesting sub tropical fruit and growing herbs and vegetables.   "Pepe" wants people to know that growing fruit trees is not...

A pecticide approved as "Environmentally safe" has...

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Friday August 12, 2011   -   By Tony

Have you noticed that your pine trees etc..dying and wondered why? Wonder no more: http://www.lieffcabraser.com/environmental/case/484/dupont-imprelis-lawn-chemicalherbicide-and-tree-death-investigation?gclid=CM3DmfSWyqoCFQpY7Aodvnw   ...

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