Update on hoop house

Update on hoop house

The hoop house is coming along!  We’ve placed half the beds and started filling them with compost.  We should be done the beds this week and then we can work on the “hoops”! Here’s our plan for what will be planted:...
More water storage

More water storage

More rain water!  New black tank.  The first one is about 1000 gallons and the new one is about 1,800.  We now have an overflow setup so that the black tank fills once the silver one is full.  If both are full, the water runs out close to our big pond near the house. ...
Main kitchen garden planted

Main kitchen garden planted

Task one complete! The main kitchen garden has been planted.  We added 9 new garden beds this year.  Next year we’ll replace the wood on the remainder of the beds and build them up a bit higher.  We had a huge low spot so we filled it with compost.  (Yes, we...
Flower bed beside the barn

Flower bed beside the barn

Forgot to take before pictures! The extra garden beds around the farm get inconsistent attention!  Last year we had trouble with this space as a fox managed to dig under the barn and into the geese area.  We have replaced the metal cladding with wire, which, hopefully...
Rhubarb crop

Rhubarb crop

We harvested a bunch of rhubarb on the weekend!  We have about 5 decent sized plants now.  We have added a few more this year.  Honestly, we never seem to have enough rhubarb to make it through the winter. This rhubarb may end up in a mocktail at the Bergen pop-up...
Greenhouse is very green!

Greenhouse is very green!

Plants in the greenhouse are coming along nicely.  The tomatoes are looking much bigger! It’s the first time we grew tomatoes from seed ourselves. Still working on all our herbs in the beds.  We have some doing well and will add more.  This picture was taken...

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