Rhubarb ~ An Old-time Favorite

Rhubarb ~ An Old-time Favorite

Rhubarb is one of those vegetables people have strong opinions about. Vegetable? That’s right, though a popular pie filling in 18th century Europe, rhubarb belongs to the polygonaceae species, commonly known as the buckwheat or knotweed family and is considered a...
Music Garlic

Music Garlic

Three generations of family busy planting hard neck Music garlic that create a deer deterrent edge to the garden area. Just what is Music garlic? It’s a hardneck garlic with tons more flavor than the softneck variety found in grocery stores. The cloves are large...
A Pest or a Helper?

A Pest or a Helper?

Part of our “Organic System Plan” required us to identify “pests.” Here you see someone who does not identify with that title but rather views himself as a “helper” during harvest time.
Adding Certified Organic Compost

Adding Certified Organic Compost

After receiving the results of a soil test we found that we needed compost, we received multiple loads of Certified Organic compost from Lenz Enterprises. We also needed to raise our pH balance from 4.8 to about 6.5. To achieve this we have applied multiple...