Farm Happenings at Hillcrest Farms
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Farm Happenings at Hillcrest Farms

Farm Happenings for May 1, 2024

Posted on April 28th, 2024
Home Gardeners be advised: as of tomorrow we'll have longer than 14 hours of daylight, the extended forecast provides no evidence of frost, and the calendar says that it's too early to plant! If you need to scratch the itch, however, everything in the cabbage family is okay, along with Potatoe1 read more »

Farm Happenings for April 24, 2024

Posted on April 21st, 2024
The very chilly seasonal nights are normal for April. We have about 25% of our Tomato and Pepper plant in the unheated greenhouses now, and the cold is a factor we can deal with out of experience. The unseasonal very  warm days are conditions that challenge us and our new fruiting transplants,1 read more »

Farm Happenings for April 17, 2024

Posted on April 14th, 2024
Our "shoulder season" when we slowly convert from Winter to Summer is about 3 weeks from peak selections! The midi-head lettuces and warmer weather greens are still about 3 weeks away. As for Summer fruiting crops, we planted Tomatoes per schedule-February 15, and they are ready for the greenhouse1 read more »