Farm Happenings at Hillcrest Farms
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Farm Happenings at Hillcrest Farms

Farm Happenings for July 3, 2021

Posted on June 30th, 2021
Good Morning!   Three and a half inches of rain and still counting! Some of our second generation of Tomatoes and Peppers will be transplanted outside, but the main crops are all under cover, protected from excess rain and disease. Later today they will receive just the right amount... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 30, 2021

Posted on June 27th, 2021
Three and a half inches of rain and still counting! Some of our second generation of Tomatoes and Peppers will be transplanted outside, but the main crops are all under cover, protected from excess rain and disease. Later today they will receive just the right amount of water and nutrition... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 26, 2021

Posted on June 23rd, 2021
Hello!   Tomorrow is the Summer Solstice and the longest daylight day of the year. Onions cue bulb development by daylength, tomatoes are making longer vines for more production, and we are taking advantage with the second planting of certain crops like Roma Tomatoes and Cucumbers.... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 23, 2021

Posted on June 20th, 2021
Hello!   Tomorrow is the Summer Solstice and the longest daylight day of the year. Onions cue bulb development by daylength, tomatoes are making longer vines for more production, and we are taking advantage with the second planting of certain crops like Roma Tomatoes and Cucumbers.... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 19, 2021

Posted on June 16th, 2021
Hello!   We have had over 15 hours of daylight for over a week,  and with all this sun and heat the tomatoes should begin  to blush soon.  My wife says the public consumer is not ready for tomatoes until after July 4, but I had some red Cherry Tomatoes on my salad today,... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 16, 2021

Posted on June 13th, 2021
Hello!   We have had over 15 hours of daylight for over a week,  and with all this sun and heat the tomatoes should begin  to blush soon.  My wife says the public consumer is not ready for tomatoes until after July 4, but I had some red Cherry Tomatoes on my salad today, and I was... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 12, 2021

Posted on June 10th, 2021
 Hello!   Summer officially begins in about two weeks, but the 80 degree temperatures tell me what to do right now! The heat loving crops  that we grow outside are going into the ground this week. We start everything from seed and we have been holding the melons and... read more »

Farm Happenings for June 9, 2021

Posted on June 6th, 2021
Hello! Summer officially begins in about two weeks, but the 80 degree temperatures tell me what to do right now! The heat loving crops that we grow outside are going into the ground this week. We start everything from seed and we have been holding the melons and summer squash in the nursery for the... read more »