Farm Happenings at Hillcrest Farms
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Farm Happenings at Hillcrest Farms

Farm Happenings for June 2, 2021

Posted on May 30th, 2021
Hello!   This morning I witnessed the latest hard frost that I can remember. Careful planning and a little luck got us through the last 3 nights and dangerous temperatures, never mind a little deer damage!   Tomorrow is Memorial Day, a day to honor the men and women that paid the ultimate... read more »

Farm Happenings for May 29, 2021

Posted on May 26th, 2021
Hello!   Everyone is still looking for meaningful rainfall, and seldom do we get a drought in May around here! When we built the first high tunnels. the decision for water was drip irrigation, We became pretty good at installation and maintenance. Even as some trends are back to overhead sprinklers,... read more »

Farm Happenings for May 26, 2021

Posted on May 23rd, 2021
Hello!   Everyone is still looking for meaningful rainfall, and seldom do we get a drought in May around here! When we built the first high tunnels. the decision for water was drip irrigation, We became pretty good at installation and maintenance. Even as some trends are back to overhead sprinklers,... read more »

Farm Happenings for May 22, 2021

Posted on May 18th, 2021
The scary overnight frosts and cold temperatures have passed and we are back in business. Asparagus is growing!   Because of the unseasonable  temps, I haven/t seen any bees outside yet: important for Strawberries! We continued to transplant Tomatoes, Peppers, and Cucumbers... read more »

Farm Happenings for May 20, 2021

Posted on May 16th, 2021
The scary overnight frosts and cold temperatures have passed and we are back in business. Asparagus is growing!   Because of the unseasonable  temps, I haven/t seen any bees outside yet: important for Strawberries! We continued to transplant Tomatoes, Peppers, and Cucumbers... read more »

Farm Happenings for May 15, 2021

Posted on May 11th, 2021
In my former life, I grew and propagated perennials as a recreation and stress reliever for an audacious lifestyle. In the process, I learned some of the principles of growing in protective culture, and low tunnels, about four feet high.   After we started Hillcrest... read more »

Farm Happenings for May 12, 2021

Posted on May 9th, 2021
In my former life, I grew and propagated perennials as a recreation and stress reliever for an audacious lifestyle. In the process, I learned some of the principles of growing in protective culture, and low tunnels, about four feet high.   After we started Hillcrest... read more »

Farm Happenings for May 8, 2021

Posted on May 5th, 2021
  Tomorrow we are leaving Dallas as we head back home and prepare for the outdoor Farmers Markets and open field cropping and harvests. My thanks to Lauren and Jan for taking care of the farm business in our absence.The visit to see our twin 2 year old twin grandchildren is worth the... read more »

Farm Happenings for May 5, 2021

Posted on May 2nd, 2021
Tomorrow we are leaving Dallas as we head back home and prepare for the outdoor Farmers Markets and open field cropping and harvests. My thanks to Lauren and Jan for taking care of the farm business in our absence.The visit to see our twin 2 year old twin grandchildren is worth the effort,... read more »