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

Week 11 -- Halfway and done planting, almost

Posted on August 25th, 2020
We are now in the second half of the delivery season! And we are pretty well done planting -- the last round of argula, mustard and mizuna, turnips and bok choi was planted this morning. Okay, we do have well over 100 rhubarb plants and about 1000 asparagus plants that still need to be planted this... read more »

Week 10 -- A LOT of rain

Posted on August 17th, 2020
We decided not to plant on Friday -- the forecast was calling for hot and dry both that day and the next. Plus there was rain forecast for Sunday. I figured 2 days out in the scorching sun would decimate our beautiful little plants. Better to wait (be patient!) and plant later. And wow -- that was a... read more »

Week 9 -- Tomatoes

Posted on August 10th, 2020
The tomato season is in full swing. We grow a more than 10 varieties of tomatoes: small cherry and grapes, various salad varieties (cut them into quarters and you have a salad), slicers (for your summer one-slice tomato sandwiches), and romas/paste tomatoes (for tomato sauce). We choose varieties for... read more »

Week 8 -- August 4th

Posted on August 3rd, 2020
Rain, rain, wonderful rain. Did we ever get a soaker of a rain on Sunday! The pond level is up substantially and I think everything in the garden grew overnight. It is looking lush out there. The wildflowers are blooming around the pond! The pond was dug last autumn -- for habitat/biodiversity, temperature... read more »