Farm Happenings at Hillcrest Farms
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Farm Happenings at Hillcrest Farms

Farm Happenings for March 30, 2024

Posted on March 27th, 2024
As we continue seeding new flats of fresh goodness for Spring/ Summer harvests, I am also "potting up" young plants that are growing from the January and February plantings! The ongoing planting will continue until early May and then pause until mid July when we will prepare for Autumn! 1 read more »

Farm Happenings for March 27, 2024

Posted on March 24th, 2024
As we continue seeding new flats of fresh goodness for Spring/ Summer harvests, I am also "potting up" young plants that are growing from the January and February plantings! The ongoing planting will continue until early May and then pause until mid July when we will prepare for Autumn! 1 read more »

Farm Happenings for March 23, 2024

Posted on March 21st, 2024
I notice a late easing of demand for organic and chemical free food. Some of the easing may be due to the freedom hangover from 3 years of Covid restrictions and health concerns. Another aspect is the alarming rise in grocery costs! My seed, supply materials, and labor cost are surely going up1 read more »

Farm Happenings for March 20, 2024

Posted on March 17th, 2024
I notice a late easing of demand for organic and chemical free food. Some of the easing may be due to the freedom hangover from 3 years of Covid restrictions and health concerns. Another aspect is the alarming rise in grocery costs! My seed, supply materials, and labor cost are surely going up1 read more »

Farm Happenings for March 16, 2024

Posted on March 13th, 2024
This weekend weather reminds us what March and early Spring is all about. The unseasonably warm  weather of late has already done its damage, and the overwintered green crops like Kale and Collard Green, are trying to go to seed, thinking it's time to go! Fortunately, the nursery temperatures1 read more »

Farm Happenings for March 13, 2024

Posted on March 10th, 2024
This weekend weather reminds us what March and early Spring is all about. The unseasonably warm  weather of late has already done its damage, and the overwintered green crops like Kale and Collard Green, are trying to go to seed, thinking it's time to go! Fortunately, the nursery temperatures1 read more »

Farm Happenings for March 6, 2024

Posted on March 3rd, 2024
Just Like most of you, I am running a little late mostly because of this Spring-like weather! There is no shortage of tasks at hand, as we will start garden transplants tomorrow, and Calendar Spring is less than 3 weeks away!   Horticulture Spring actually began in this area about February 5,1 read more »

Farm Happenings for February 28, 2024

Posted on February 25th, 2024
Our nursery does enjoy the lengthening daylight hours (today at 11 hrs, 1 min!), and we all know not to plant outside despite the warming temperatures. We are still doing infrastructure repairs and improvements during the warmer days and transplanting indoors while it's windy and not so n1 read more »

Farm Happenings for February 21, 2024

Posted on February 18th, 2024
Hello! Sadly, the Baby Lettuce and Asian Greens are still not ready for harvest this week. We filled too many orders in January and now must wait for the resupply! I plan on some major infrastructure improvements to help alleviate this bottleneck that occurs every February...it is so pred1 read more »