What is Dry Farming?

June 12, 2019

Dry farming, also known as dryland farming, is a type of farming where crops are grown without supplemental irrigation (some often refer to dry farming as farms that don’t use municipal water, as well). Dry farming techniques have been used for years and can be implemented at both large and small scales. In dry farming,… Read more >

What is Urban Farming?

May 17, 2019

Although it’s not a new concept, urban farming is becoming more and more of a trend each year, but what exactly is it? To put it simply, urban farming, or urban agriculture, is when you grow and produce food in a city or other heavily populated area, and you sell some or all of that… Read more >

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 >