Farm Happenings at Hillcrest Farms
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Farm Happenings at Hillcrest Farms

Farm Happenings for March 2, 2022

Posted on February 27th, 2022
This year we are planting Onions in three stages; the first we transplanted into a high tunnel last September for an early fresh market crop, the second planting was mid January for the main season crop, and the third is scheduled for next week for long term storage. At our latitude, the bulb development... read more »

Farm Happenings for February 26, 2022

Posted on February 24th, 2022
Years ago,a good friend observed that except that we depend on Farmers for our food, the draw of Farming could be classified as an Addiction! I admit that coming out of my winter's rest, I am ready and itching for more ups and downs, betting that this will be our best year ever, never mind the self-inflicted... read more »

Farm Happenings for February 23, 2022

Posted on February 20th, 2022
Years ago,a good friend observed that except that we depend on Farmers for our food, the draw of Farming could be classified as an Addiction! I admit that coming out of my winter's rest, I am ready and itching for more ups and downs, betting that this will be our best year ever, never mind the self-inflicted... read more »

Farm Happenings for February 19, 2022

Posted on February 16th, 2022
Hello!    I will be cleaning up and expanding the nursery in order to facilitate Vegetable Plant Sales. I will  publish a list of transplants available for purchase in a couple of weeks. We can also accommodate special requests, and we begin planting for Spring and early Summer... read more »

Farm Happenings for February 16, 2022

Posted on February 13th, 2022
Hello!    I will be cleaning up and expanding the nursery in order to facilitate Vegetable Plant Sales. I will  publish a list of transplants available for purchase in a couple of weeks. We can also accommodate special requests, and we begin planting for Spring and early Summer... read more »

Farm Happenings for February 12, 2022

Posted on February 9th, 2022
Good morning!   Growing Fresh Food in the Michigan Winter is just crazy business! The strong winds about 3 weeks ago damaged my strongest hoop house, the Baby Lettuce crop froze for the first time in memory, and even that coveted January thaw that I rely on for special harvests and necessary... read more »

Farm Happenings for February 9, 2022

Posted on February 6th, 2022
Good morning!   Growing Fresh Food in the Michigan Winter is just crazy business! The strong winds about 3 weeks ago damaged my strongest hoop house, the Baby Lettuce crop froze for the first time in memory, and even that coveted January thaw that I rely on for special harvests and necessary... read more »

Farm Happenings for February 5, 2022

Posted on February 2nd, 2022
Good morning!   Without being scientifically exact, about this coming Saturday we will attain 10 hours of daylight (today we are at 9:54)! That means the transplants I started before Christmas and New Years will go into the ground beginning this week and should overcome transplant shock just in... read more »