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snows melted

Blog: Richert/Phillips Farms   -   Monday January 25, 2010   -   By Michael

   The weather warmed up for a day and the rains fell then to melting the snow. Know we are hoping freezing weather will follow for at least 10 days to freeze the ground. Snow acts like an insulater and if the ground is not frozen when it is covered...

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Grow A Victory Garden

Blog: Wall Flower Studio Garden   -   Saturday January 23, 2010   -   By Karen

A grass roots movement, or a renaissance toward Victory Gardening, is happening here in North America, and around the world. Victory Gardening, which usually refers to small-scale farming, and a way of supporting community based agriculture, is where the past...

Vermicomposting - Composting With Worms!

Blog: Wall Flower Studio Garden   -   Saturday January 16, 2010   -   By Karen

Vermicomposting Is Composting With Worms It's very easy to do, really. Earthworms turn your organic waste into beautiful compost. It's by far, the best way to compost kitchen waste. Worm castings contain five times more nitrogen, seven...

Saving Seeds

Blog: Wall Flower Studio Garden   -   Thursday January 07, 2010   -   By Karen

Some reasons to save seeds    1) Saving seeds appeals to my      motto of " waste not want not ".   I hate to see anything good go unused, and the economical reasons alone, especially in today's...

Garden And "Growing" Trends for 2010

Blog: Wall Flower Studio Garden   -   Tuesday January 05, 2010   -   By Karen

Home & Community Edible Gardens : Due to the previous downturn in the economy it's my belief that more and more people will see the benefits of growing their own food, or art at least growing some food to offset purchases from the grocery store. This...

White House Dinner Showcases Local Produce

Blog: Christopher Ranch   -   Wednesday November 25, 2009   -   By Justin

  The Obamas hosted their first official state dinner last night in the White House garden, and fresh vegetables were a key ingredient. The menu was created by First Lady Michelle Obama, White House Executive Chef Cristeta Comerford, and...

Choosing Vegetable Varieties

Blog: Uwharrie Farm   -   Saturday October 31, 2009   -   By Judy

            As this gardening season is winding down we need to turn our thoughts to next year's garden.  Knowledge and good planning are the foundation of a successful garden.  Choosing...

Sea Kale: The Perennial With Multiple Edible Uses

Blog: Morgan Botanicals   -   Thursday October 01, 2009   -   By Jessica

  I love sea kale: not only for its edible shoots, leaves and flowerbuds, but for its ornamental presence in the perennial garden as well. Sea kale was quite the rage in the late 1700's but sadly has lapsed into minor-vegetable status. I personally like...

Taste The Flavors Of The Finger Lakes This Weekend

Blog: The Farm at Nanticoke Creek   -   Thursday July 16, 2009   -   By Colleen and Todd

Watkins Glen, NY (July 14, 2009) – The Finger Lakes Wine Festival presented by Yancey’s Fancy New York’s Artisan Cheese, July 17-19, will feature several cooking demonstrations, culinary classes and wine seminars to educate and entertain people...

Got Fruits and Veggies? Make wine!

Blog: The Farm at Nanticoke Creek   -   Wednesday July 15, 2009   -   By Colleen and Todd

With the growing season in full swing, you may find yourself with a surplus or maybe some "scratch and dent" produce. What to do with it? Make Wine!   For over 10 years Homemadewine.net has been the internets' go to source for recipes and...

Class at Love Apple Farm: Vegetable Bed Design and...

Blog: Slow Life with Real Food   -   Tuesday May 19, 2009   -   By Amber

When beginning a garden, it is helpful to have the guidance of a professional. This helps to avoid some seriously costly mistakes, as smart as you think you may be. My spring garden is lovely, thanks to my Early Spring Vegetable Class teacher, Cynthia...

Mulch...

Blog: Hanging Mountian Farms LLC   -   Sunday May 03, 2009   -   By Ted and Carlene

                                        Mulching We got a...

An Early Spring Vegetable Gardening Class at Love ...

Blog: Slow Life with Real Food   -   Tuesday January 27, 2009   -   By Amber

I just finished clearing half of my front yard to make room for the new veggies I plan to plant this early spring. My inspiration for getting this hard work done? Cynthia Sandberg, of Love Apple Farm (see beautiful picture below).   Hard work? Well,...

It's about Time!

Blog: Boardtown Organics   -   Wednesday January 21, 2009   -   By Greg

     Finally!!!!  It's time to plant the seeds to get our seedlings started in the greenhouse.  Stay tuned to see the list of veggie seedlings!

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