Farm Happenings at Steel Pony Farm
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Farm Happenings at Steel Pony Farm

Farm Happenings for September 29, 2020

Posted on September 25th, 2020
This is the first year in a decade of growing garlic that my garlic didn't overwinter well. We planted about 13,000 cloves last October and this August we harvest about 6600 plants. As with any living system, it is hard to know exactly why it acts the way that it does but I have a number of theroies... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 22, 2020 - DOSE Coffee Back on Extras Page

Posted on September 18th, 2020
In a decade of farming I have never experienced a fall as conducive to growing vegetables as this. We still haven't had a killing frost and I don't see one in the long term forecast. For the sake of comparison, we typically get a hard frost sometime around September 9th, or the full moon - whichever... read more »

Sweet Corn for Sale - Farm Happenings for September 15, 2020

Posted on September 11th, 2020
Hey Folks! This week a friend of mine, Kristen Graves from Figth Generation Gardens (https://www.fifthgengardens.ca/) wrote to me to ask if any of my customers would want some sweet corn. I'm adding this to the extras list so if you are interested please click through to buy a few cobs. They are up... read more »

Farm Happenings for September 8, 2020

Posted on September 4th, 2020
Hello! It's been a fun few weeks on the farm. Garlic to me feels like a long, slow moving seasonal clock  - planting it is the last thing we do in the fall before we put the farm to bed. Garlic shoots geminating in the spring are the first green things in our field (besides weeds) and harvesting... read more »