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Carrots Vs. Weeds: The Ultimate Showdown!

Carrots Vs. Weeds: The Ultimate Showdown!

Logistics: We grow 300-foot rows at 4 rows per bed spaced 15” apart. We grow 6 beds in the spring, 4 for the fall, and 4 for winter storage. We use the y-12 roller in the Jang Seeder. We try to seed them so we don’t have to thin them. We seed Napoli in the hoophouse...
Eliminating Row Cover Headaches

Eliminating Row Cover Headaches

It’s Row Cover Season! I know row cover can cause real headaches, especially now in the springtime when so many things are covered. It’s very classic to have warm days with very gusty winds in the early spring and having your row cover be secured in the best way...
Organizing Your Seeding Schedule

Organizing Your Seeding Schedule

Keeping an organized seeding schedule is one of the most important things you can do to keep on track for starting all your transplants on time. We have a great master seeding schedule that gets updated every year with the new season’s varieties and crop plan. This is...
No Fear Gear: Our favorite gear suggestions

No Fear Gear: Our favorite gear suggestions

There are many days the weather can make farming pretty uncomfortable. But the right gear really goes a long way to making it much easier. Here’s some of our tried and true gear selections: Our favorite raingear: Stormline! This New Zealand company makes very high...