Farm Happenings at Hillcrest Farms
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Farm Happenings at Hillcrest Farms

Farm Happenings for November 3, 2021

Posted on October 31st, 2021
Good Morning!   Next Saturday, November 6, we will fall below 10 hours of daylight, and plant growth either slows down significantly, or ceases altogether. With this in mind we will transplant our last flats of leafy greens for March harvest in the next 5 days! Patience to you salad mix consumers,... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 30, 2021

Posted on October 27th, 2021
Hello!   I don't remember a killing frost this late into the season. The air felt different this morning, and daybreak showed everything outside an icy white! If there are any tender plants out there, they are all done now!   We are naturally wearing down and season's end fatigue means... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 27, 2021

Posted on October 24th, 2021
Hello!   I don't remember a killing frost this late into the season. The air felt different this morning, and daybreak showed everything outside an icy white! If there are any tender plants out there, they are all done now!   We are naturally wearing down and season's end fatigue means... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 23, 2021

Posted on October 21st, 2021
Good morning!   The shorter day lengths translate into big seasonal changes at Hillcrest Farms! Every  week takes the new plants longer to grow. I factor that in as I plan on the colder  weather fresh greens that compliment the outdoor Kales Squash, and storage crops like Potatoes... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 20, 2021

Posted on October 17th, 2021
Good morning!   The shorter day lengths translate into big seasonal changes at Hillcrest Farms! Every  week takes the new plants longer to grow. I factor that in as I plan on the colder  weather fresh greens that compliment the outdoor Kales Squash, and storage crops like Potatoes... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 16, 2021

Posted on October 13th, 2021
Hello!   I am a little behind this week. This mild weather weekend caught us all off guard!   Our bee hives are located near the road and are very visible to passing cars. Our Beekeeper, Maggie, took the day to harvest the last of this year's honey, with two helpers, all dressed head to... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 13, 2021

Posted on October 11th, 2021
I am a little behind this week. This mild weather weekend caught us all off guard!   Our bee hives are located near the road and are very visible to passing cars. Our Beekeeper, Maggie, took the day to harvest the last of this year's honey, with two helpers, all dressed head to toe in protective... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 9, 2021

Posted on October 6th, 2021
Good morning!   We have 5 weeks left to convert our hoop houses to Fall/ Winter production! November 6, we drop below 10 hours of daylight, and new plant growth virtually stops. I want to hang on to some late Cherry Tomatoes, knowing it will be too late to transplant cold weather crops in their... read more »

Farm Happenings for October 6, 2021

Posted on October 3rd, 2021
Good morning!   We have 5 weeks left to convert our hoop houses to Fall/ Winter production! November 6, we drop below 10 hours of daylight, and new plant growth virtually stops. I want to hang on to some late Cherry Tomatoes, knowing it will be too late to transplant cold weather crops in their... read more »