Farm Happenings at Hillcrest Farms
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Farm Happenings at Hillcrest Farms

Farm Happenings for April 3, 2021

Posted on March 31st, 2021
Good Morning!   Almost by accident, I have learned that some cool weather crops actually  grow faster and are less prone to disease than the traditional unheated hoop house with row cover protection. This would allow me to offer more diversity and volume  during the difficult months ... read more »

Farm Happenings for March 31, 2021

Posted on March 28th, 2021
Good Morning!   Almost by accident, I have learned that some cool weather crops actually  grow faster and are less prone to disease than the traditional unheated hoop house with row cover protection. This would allow me to offer more diversity and volume  during the difficult... read more »

Farm Happenings for March 27, 2021

Posted on March 24th, 2021
Hello!   The Calendar and weather says happy Spring!    Our nursery is bursting at the seams and it is getting too hot inside for some of our cool weather transplants! We'll be transplanting beets and carrots from seed outside this week but still with some protection from the... read more »

Farm Happenings for March 24, 2021

Posted on March 21st, 2021
Hello!   The Calendar and weather says happy Spring!    Our nursery is bursting at the seams and it is getting too hot inside for some of our cool weather transplants! We'll be transplanting beets and carrots from seed outside this week but still with some protection from the... read more »

Farm Happenings for March 20, 2021

Posted on March 17th, 2021
What great Spring like weather! I note in my journal that we lost almost half of our tomato plants in the hoop house during the 3rd week of April in 2018, so don't let Mother Nature fool you! In order to accommodate some of you early birds we will feature more mature tender plants in larger... read more »

Farm Happenings for March 17, 2021

Posted on March 14th, 2021
  What great Spring like weather! I note in my journal that we lost almost half of our tomato plants in the hoop house during the 3rd week of April in 2018, so don't let Mother Nature fool you! In order to accommodate some of you early birds we will feature more mature tender plants in... read more »

Farm Happenings for March 13, 2021

Posted on March 10th, 2021
Hello!   Going into January of the New Year, The winter weather had been relatively mild, and complacency tempted me a lot. Looking over my records and notes, we got our January goals met and then came February! If one is a four season grower, Horticultural Spring starts February... read more »

Farm Happenings for March 10, 2021

Posted on March 7th, 2021
Hello!   Going into January of the New Year, The winter weather had been relatively mild, and complacency tempted me a lot. Looking over my records and notes, we got our January goals met and then came February! If one is a four season grower, Horticultural Spring starts February... read more »