Category Archives: Climate

New Garden

This year has been hotter and drier then any other year during which I considered myself a gardener. Before I began growing my own food, I really didn’t [..]

8N Ford Tractor, Climate

Halloween; A Transition to Cool Crops

As I observe more and more of the subtle hints of seasonal change, I’m starting to find dates on the calendar where changes become permanent transition points. Halloween [..]

Bright Lights, Cauliflower, Climate, Cooking from the Garden, Endive, Growing Season, Opportunity Salad, pumpkins , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Nature’s Measurements

I’m worried about Global Climate change, more out of a fear of the unknown, rather then having seen any changes in my own lifetime. If the world is [..]

Climate, Flowers

Before and After Cherry Blossoms

The other day I just happened to look over at my two sweet cherry bushes, and noticed that they’ve got quite colorful, so I decided to snap a [..]

Cherries and Berries, Climate, Spring

Water Carries Life

While leaving the farm on my way to work this morning, I noticed one of the natural springs flowing a bit more then usual. It was nice to [..]

Climate, How To's, Seedlings, Water ,

Planning Ahead with Bio-Char

Kids: Don’t try this at home ! If the gases do not properly escape during heating, you will be in trouble. Somewhere during my life, I either learned [..]

Bio-Char / Terra Preta, Climate, General, How To's, Planning, Tools , , , ,

October Peppers

It’s almost that time of year when the majority of garden plants perish as  the frost descends from a cloudless sky. When this happens, you can see more [..]

Climate, Peppers ,

Dirt – “The Skin of the Earth”

For most of my life, I have taken one thing for granted more then anything else: Dirt. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve spent endless hours of my youth [..]

Afflictions, Climate, General