Yesterday’s picking of cucumbers and pickles gave over 750 pounds and two long bean rows here in my garden gave over 200 lbs of beans. Basil, beets, cabbage squash, lettuce- the gardens are giving us lots of good gifts. It is time now to be making pesto, pickles and sauerkraut. Canning tomatoes and sweet cornContinue Reading Over 750 pounds of cucumbers last evening
We are opening the fields for u-pick strawberries in the morning (July 7) at 7 AM for a half price (85 cents per lb) gleaning style picking. There are quite a few out there, they are small but so good. During the early part of next week the berry patches will also be open forContinue Reading Last strawberry picking Saturday July7
It is hot and dry on this farm but the weeding, irrigation, and harvest still goes on. We started picking this morning at daybreak. Besides strawberries we picked 300 lbs of assorted lettuce, 80 lbs of snap peas and 50 lbs of spinach along with a few tomatoes and cucumbers and many other things. Zucchini,Continue Reading Strawberry picking Wednesday July 4th starting at 8 AM.
We will open for u-pick strawberries at 7 AM in the morning (Monday July 2) This heat makes them ripen fast. The next picking day is on Wednesday July 4th. Because it is the 4th of July and also because of the heat we plan to open at 8 am rather than waiting till theContinue Reading Strawberries at 7 AM in the morning (Monday July 2)