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We only have cold resistant starts in the greenhouse at this time of year, but even they prefer not to experience an arctic blast. We cover the trays inside, fill tubs with hot water and place those on the floor under the trays, then add polythene curtains to reduce the… Continue reading
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It’s all hands on deck today as the first frost of the season approaches. The weather forecast is calling for a low of 24 tonight and that means death to so many tender vegetables. We’ve harvested everything we possibly can of the vegetables that would otherwise be killed – tomatoes,… Continue reading
We’re expecting a heavy frost tonight. Rather than wait until late morning for the crops to thaw out, we began harvesting this evening. The fancy light system is a Coleman propane lantern on an upside down 5 gallon bucket – it throws light a lot further than you might imagine…. Continue reading
Great excitement at the farm today – the faucet and water hose unfroze and we were able to fill the water trough for the cows. Goodbye 5 gallon buckets, goodbye aching shoulders, goodbye, goodbye. Cows drink a lot. On a normal (ie. above freezing) day we stick the hose in… Continue reading
Narrowly avoided a frost this morning – 34.5 degrees at 7.13am Continue reading
More rain, more office work. Today I tackle fall delivery routes. Continue reading
I am so happy we got almost 2 inches of glorious, life-giving rain! Continue reading
So glad it’s raining! Continue reading