Month: March 2007

Bluebirds Abound

All this past week our crew of growers sited numerous couples of Eastern Bluebirds scoping out nesting sites on the farm. We are all hoping they will choose our location to settle and make baby bluebirds this spring. We are working closly with Park Naturalist, Denise Gibbs, to provide habitat for these very personable creatures. Read More …

Spring is Here!!!

The growers spent some time this week in the 60 degree weather cleaning and sharpening our hand tools. Once the ground warmed up our Field Manager was able to begin discing our early planting fields. Dispite a warm winter we have found the early spring to be quite cold and wet. Thus, we feel our Read More …

Growers begin the new season’s work

Last week the growers began cleaning seed flats (photo above) and planting seeds. We already have kohlrabi plants germinated and growing under lights in the office. About 20 other flats are seeded and being watered and watched for germination. This week we are setting out new blue bird boxes (thanks to the MC-MNCPPC park system Read More …