Farm Happenings at Flat Tack & Sprout and Blossom Farm
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Farm Happenings at Flat Tack & Sprout and Blossom Farm

Farm Happenings for May 1, 2020

Posted on April 27th, 2020
We hope everyone had a Happy Earth Day/Earth Month!  We're loving our spinach right now, it is gigantic and so delicious!  This variety is called Space, must be because it is out of this world, haha.  Corney jokes aside, this batch has really surprised us.  We planted it in our greenhouse... read more »

Farm Happenings for April 24, 2020

Posted on April 21st, 2020
The second round of onions is in the ground.  (The first round was actually planted in November of last year as "overwintered" onions that should be ready sometime in June/early July).  We prepared the onion bed with a roll out paper and then topped it with compost.  The paper helps keep... read more »

Farm Happening April 13th

Posted on April 13th, 2020
It’s time to dusty off and install that irrigation already! We water using a drip irrigation system that runs off of the property’s well. It’s a low flow eco-friendly option. To set it up we put in a 2 inch header line at the beginning of the beds across the fields, that then hooks... read more »

Farm Happenings for April 10, 2020

Posted on April 7th, 2020
Potato planting on Sunday was a great success! We got 5 x 100’ rows planted of all kinds of fun colors and varieties. Purple Majesty, 3 types of fingerlings, Mountain Rose, Red skin, Nicola, Harvest Moon, and a PCNW Heirloom- Makah Ozettes from Slow Foods Southwest Washington. Potatoes are... read more »

Farm Happenings for April 3, 2020

Posted on March 30th, 2020
Beets are in and growing!  We had a very busy planting day and got kale, collard greens, kohlrabi, lettuce, broccolini & broccoli raab beds planted. We also got the pea trellis up and the peas are looking good. The picture above is our beet bed.  Last year we started transplanting them.... read more »

Farm Happenings for March 27, 2020

Posted on March 24th, 2020
We took advantage of the last sunny day and got lots of beds ready for planting.  The first sowing of snap peas, arugula, and mizuna are sprouting and we're seeing lots of beautiful plum and pear blossoms.  Spring is here!!!  We got our first bed of radishes and carrots sown.  This... read more »

Farm Happenings for March 20, 2020

Posted on March 18th, 2020
March feels like December lately.  We got over 4" of snow over the weekend and then about 60 ' the next day. A full newsletter was just emailed out.  Click here to check it out: https://mailchi.mp/098a1bac5cad/flat-tack-farm-monthly-newsletter-2601116?fbclid=IwAR0x32acfHxdRzsUFtgIm13zcu5cPGY0NoC1u-cb5x251gZ2IinOQMO-9ac   read more »