Farm Happenings at Hillcrest Farms
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Farm Happenings at Hillcrest Farms

Farm Happenings for March 1, 2023

Posted on February 26th, 2023
Today we enter the third week of the year above the minimum 10 hours of daylight needed to generate meaningful photosynthesis and slowly, I see signs of change. Since we start most of our food crops from seed, I have several stages of growth to manage. The Onions are ready for their first1 read more »

Farm Happenings for February 22, 2023

Posted on February 19th, 2023
We have a lot of different Lettuce, Spinach and other Greens in the high tunnels, hoping to get them out before the warm weather fruiting crops like Tomatoes, Peppers Cucumbers, etc. get transplanted there. I need this harvest for the next 6 weeks to carry over to the Spring transplanted crops that1 read more »

Farm Happenings for February 15, 2023

Posted on February 12th, 2023
The 2023 growing season has begun! By the end of this week #7, The main Tomato and Pepper Crops will be planted, the early Tomatoes will be potted up, the "Shoulder Compliments" like Carrots, Radishes, Beets, Hakurei Salad Turnips, and Kohlrabi will be in, and we'll be headed into week #8 to wrap t1 read more »

Farm Happenings for February 8, 2023

Posted on February 5th, 2023
The first week in February is mainly a maintenance week, as photosynthesis slowly begins for most plant life. The early Tomato plants are developing their first true leaves under artificial light and we'll transplant  them to bigger pots in a couple of weeks and introduce them to natural1 read more »