Apparently it’s pepper season right now, since we have a bunch of anaheim and shishito peppers! We actually haven’t had much luck growing peppers- at least certain varieties, such as bell, hungarian wax,… Continue reading

what’s growing in the garden now, august 2011

ready to eat right now: cucumbers, armenian cantaloupe, charantais carrots chard eggplant, asian grapes, red flame melon, watermelon onions, red peppers, shishito tomatoes, sungold tomatoes, moonglow herbs: bay, chives, curry, garlic chives, lemongrass,… Continue reading

chicken sounds!

B. found this sound bite- over at the website for Stone Barns –  it sounds a little like our chickens ( of course we only have 6, not the dozens that are probably… Continue reading

tomato season is upon us!

    (pictured varieties above include: cherokee purple, stupice, sun gold, and yellow pear tomatoes – all heirlooms!)


Today is three years to the day that we brought our baby chicks home. (They were actually born on Valentine’s day, shipped to the feed store, and then we picked them out and… Continue reading