Planting Seeds and Dreams

Herban Gardening

Cold cold cold! I’m not really a fan of Winter, but can appreciate the crispy clear air and the exquisiteness of frost patterns on cold frame glass. Don’t get to see that everyday! But honestly, I’d rather be inside curled up with a blanket, cup of tea, and pile of seed catalogs dreaming about next […]

January 4, 2014

Winter Gardening in Western Massachusetts

Herban Gardening

Gardening season outside is way over – I woke up to a dusting of snow today – but our Hoophouse garden is in full swing! (the hoophouse is an unheated plastic greenhouse) These little sprouts of Beet, Lettuce, and Spinach will be dormant during Winter, but will start growing again when the sunlight comes back […]

December 7, 2013

The Last Flowers

Herban Gardening

It’s the middle of October, so a killing frost is just around the corner. I’m spending as much time as I can in the garden, soaking up the beauty of the last flowers before they are gone for the year….    

October 18, 2013

Paradise Keeps Getting Better

Micro-Farm News

Not sure if it has anything to do with the New Moon today, but my thoughts are ‘turned inward’ and I’m feeling reflective…. What a lovely Summer we had, what an abundant harvest we are still enjoying, and what a treat it’s been to receive such positive feedback on our work from folks at the farmers market. Many […]

October 4, 2013