Each of our 2 acre vegetable fields have names from nature: oak, frog, owl, redwing, chert, and hawk. This week we are finally able to plant all of hawk. The field tomatoes, eggplant, hot and sweet peppers, and the first succession of corn went in the ground yesterday. We will also plant the rest of our onions and all of the winter squash this week. The next succession of direct seeded crops will be planted in Oak.
We put all of the eggshells we have collected this past year to use in the tomato beds, giving them an extra boost of calcium and hoping to prevent blossom end rot.
13 acres of wheat, 2 acres of kidney and black beans and 1/2 acre of field corn and popcorn were planted in the past week. We are watering in the beans and corn and look forward to watching them grow.
The sheep are being sheared today. They are so clean from all the rain!
This Week’s Pick List
Tea Blends - bring containers!
Dried Peppers - bring containers!