Category Archives: Garden

Breaking News: Size Doesn’t Matter

Size doesn’t matter, at least not when you’re talking about asparagus. Some people believe thin asparagus yields more tender, less woody asparagus. I used to believe that, too. That is until the asparagus we grow started thickening as the crowns … Continue reading

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Farmegeddon

A few weeks ago…It’s around 8:30am on Saturday. Matt and I are busy setting up our tables for market, which is quickly approaching at 9am. My dad had just gone to park the truck and trailer down the street. A … Continue reading

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Sunday at the Farm

Honestly, it was just one of those days. One of those days where random and crazy stuff happened. Completely normal start to the day. My parents were spending time with my brother and his kids in Denver, so we were … Continue reading

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A Chance Worth Taking

Making the decision to quit our full-time jobs was huge. We had actually talked about it for a few years. But, taking the plunge is extremely scary. No solid source of income to pay the monthly bills? It’s terrifying. Although … Continue reading

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And Then There Were Four: The Unplanned Bee Hive

It was mid-morning and I received a call from a friend who was enjoying her first day of retirement. They had a swarm of honey bees in their backyard. When a new queen bee leaves the existing hive along with … Continue reading

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Dean Martin Would be Proud

We have the birds and the bees and the flowers and the trees. But now, we have even more bees. We officially tripled our bees this year, going from 1 hive to 3 hives. We received the call from USPS … Continue reading

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Zeppelin & the Ladies

It took a while longer than planned to build the new chicken house next to the existing coop, but it’s done! When the wind finally calmed down a couple weeks ago, Matt and my dad were able to finish the … Continue reading

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Asparagus Has Arrived!

When asparagus starts popping through the ground, our excitement for the season ahead really starts to heighten. We’ve been harvesting a little. A few leaves of over-wintered spinach for sandwiches, sprigs of thyme, and chives. But, asparagus can make a … Continue reading

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Apricot Blossoms and Bees

Spring is one of my favorite times of the year. After a long, cold winter where everything is either white or brown, I yearn for the bright colors and fresh scents Spring has to offer. Hyacinth in our front yard, … Continue reading

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Cluck, Cluck with any Luck…we’ll have Eggs!

We…correction, Matt and Crayton have been working on a new chicken house. After┬átalking about this for a few years, we actually have time to move forward with the plan! Hopefully it will be finished this week or early next week … Continue reading

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