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

Week 12 -- September Arrives

Posted on August 29th, 2022
Whew. Almost there. September that is. We've a bit more seeding to do and the final lettuce and bok choi to plant. But the pace is about to change. The tight deadlines of planting and seeding end in August. In September and October, we can work on tidying messes (yes, they happen) and seeding cover... read more »

Week 11 -- Rain

Posted on August 22nd, 2022
It rained! We've had a bit of rain all season -- but it has been very dry for very long. Like since the snow melted. We didn't get good soaking spring rains and then just the occasional sprinkle all through May, June and July. We had a good 1.75 inch soak earlier in August. But since it was so dry,... read more »

Week 10 -- Halfway!

Posted on August 15th, 2022
Tomatoes! Tomatoes! Tomatoes! We've got tomatoes -- cherry and grapes, salads (a bit bigger, just right for 1 cut salad preparation), slicers (tomato sandwiches!) and romas (tomato sauce!). And what goes great with tomatoes...basil! We've got lots of that too. Plus cucumbers! This week we are harvesting... read more »

Week 9 -- August 8

Posted on August 8th, 2022
Well, I'm very thankful that the intense heat and humidity was here on a weekend, not during the week! So we could rest and go the beach, rather than attempt to be out prepping beds and planting. We're doing lots of that this week. First, we're planting a second round of napa cabbage (including some... read more »

Week 8 -- August 1

Posted on August 1st, 2022
You'll notice a distinct transition in the shares this week. The spring crops have passed (cabbage, cauliflower, turnips, peas) and the summer crops have arrived (tomato, cucumber and summer squash)! We are also in transition for fall planting. The 'big' crops are in the ground! This includes lots... read more »