5 Favorite Blueberry Varieties

November 30, 2018

Although we’re well into fall and soon to be winter, blueberries always sound good. These 5 varieties of blueberries will have you thinking of summer days. While they’re most well known for their delicious fruit in summer, the foliage also has excellent fall color ranging from maroons to yellows to purples. Sunshine Blue Blueberry (Vaccinium… Read more >

Garden Hack of the Month: Cover Crops for Vegetable Gardens

September 14, 2018

While we still have a little more time to harvest any leftover veggies, it’s a good time to start thinking about and planting cover crops. Cover crops can be planted after harvest in later summer-early fall to help improve the soil’s fertility and nutrients. They also help with soil erosion and reduce the number of… Read more >

The Dog Days of Summer

August 29, 2018

Since my last post in late winter so much has changed. When you live on a farm with animals that seems to be the norm and in my case it is no exception. Just as the seasons transition so does life, and on a farm that cycle seems to be sped up. You may remember Sherman,… Read more >

Playscapes: Landscape Elements for Children

August 3, 2018

Growing up I was lucky enough to have parents who encouraged me to play outside whenever I could and let me get dirty when I wanted to (and didn’t let me have a cell phone until I was 18, so that may have contributed to my amount of outside time). My summers were spent riding… Read more >

Garden Hack of the Month: Regrowing Vegetable Scraps

July 13, 2018

Once you’ve harvested your veggies, what do you do with all of the scraps? You might compost them or throw them out like most people. But did you know that there are some vegetables that you can regrow instead of having to sow new seeds or buy new starts? Before you throw your next harvest… Read more >