Farm Happenings at Rise N Shine Farm
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Farm Happenings at Rise N Shine Farm

Farm Happenings for June 12th Week

Posted on June 8th, 2023
Molly and Mama Dog (aka Missy) out in the flower patch.  The puppies are doing great and I think they are all spoken for.  And we may have found a good home for Missy and Daddy Dog (aka Rufus).   Sweet potatoes are planted, 2 crops of sweet corn in the ground and looking good, o1 read more »

Farm Happenings for June 5th Week

Posted on June 1st, 2023
A lot of planting continues on the farm with sweet potatoes and another round of tomatoes on the docket.  Some rain sure would be nice!  We will be working our irrigation pump non stop until it does rain.   Enjoy this week's harvest! read more »

Farm Happenings for May 29th Week

Posted on May 25th, 2023
Planting continues on the farm!  The guys are seen here planting sunflowers while I make a couple more beds.  Planting is in full swing with okra, peas and more corn, beans, cucumbers, squash and tomatoes in the ground.  Now let's see what happens!   read more »

Farm Happenings for May 22nd Week

Posted on May 18th, 2023
The picture shows where I started rescuing the sweet corn crop from the weeds.  We have had some perfect weed growing conditions lately.  You can easily lose a crop fast if you don't stay on top of it.  Fortunately we have a 'little bitty'.  That's our little cultivating tractor1 read more »

Farm Happenings for May 15th Week

Posted on May 11th, 2023
Sadly, the strawberry crop is not performing well as I expected after getting late, sad looking plants from the nursery.  But the ones we are getting taste great!  We have a partner farm we may be able to get some from in the coming weeks to help us get our strawberry fix. We are in the h1 read more »

Farm Happenings for May 8th Week

Posted on May 4th, 2023
Annie is loving this spring weather!  Isabelle caught her mid head shake.   All the animals, including us humans, are digging the weather.  Summer crops are going in all week.  Peppers, eggplant and tomatoes are already in the field.  Corn, Squash, Cucumbers, beans and1 read more »

Farm Happenings for May 1st Week

Posted on April 27th, 2023
We stayed super busy before the rain planting tomatoes, peppers and eggplant, prepping fields and cultivating spring crops to help them beat the weeds.   The strawberries slowed down a bit.  I hope they are just taking a break before a big May push, but we will see.   Enjoy1 read more »

Farm Happenings for April 24th Week

Posted on April 20th, 2023
It was great to see everyone who came out to the farm tour Sunday!  We had great weather except for one cold blast of rain that came in for about 30 minutes.   We have reached that time of year when there is a ton to do on the farm and it all has to be done at the same time!  We1 read more »

Farm Happenings for April 17th Week

Posted on April 13th, 2023
Meet Old Jenny and Little Penny!  These are our new donkeys to help protect the lambs from predators, namely coyotes.  Donkeys are known for aggressively repelling coyotes.  Let's hope that's true because there are plenty of them out here!   You can come meet them, the lamb1 read more »