Farm Happenings at Persephone Market Garden
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Farm Happenings at Persephone Market Garden

Week 7 -- What happened to July?

Posted on July 28th, 2020
What a relief this morning! Cooler temperatures after a wonderful rain, late yesterday afternoon. What a difference the two together make!  What seemed impossible yesterday, can be done today. Here we are in week 7 of the CSA season. July has flown past -- a blur of harvesting, planting, watering... read more »

Week 6 -- July 21

Posted on July 21st, 2020
Ask any market gardener and they will tell you -- July is INTENSE! We are harvesting lots (yipppee!!), taking care of crops through pruning, trellising and yes, some weeding. And, 'tis the season for planting for autumn crops. Meanwhile, the days are hot, long and dry. Fortunately, we have been blessed... read more »

Week 5

Posted on July 13th, 2020
Well last week sure was scorching hot and dry. Thank goodness for a wee bit of rain on Friday and some cooler, cloudy days. We're hoping for a bit more rain this week, as we only had enough to wet the dust so far. Keep your fingers crossed, please. July is the second planting season. This week on the... read more »

Week 4 -- July heat wave

Posted on July 6th, 2020
What a scorching hot week! We have decided to work early in the morning in order to avoid the most intense heat of the day. Fortunately, there are lots of things for us to do later in the morning and early afternoon -- like washing and packing produce and starting more seeds! But we hope that the end... read more »