Peas and Planet Jr.

Everyone survived the cold temps last night. The min-max thermometer in the hoophouse read 32 degrees this morning. I'm sure it was warmer underneath all the row cover, blankets and quilts that were over the seedlings. I'm happily surprised the hoophouse stayed as warm as it did.Farm neighbors Andres and daughter, Ainara, helped me plant … Continue reading Peas and Planet Jr.


Earlier this week I borrowed a seven-shank chisel plow and plowed the entire acre. This implement breaks up compaction 18" down without turning the soil over. Less compaction creates an environment that is root-friendly due to better drainage and aeration. One reason I like the chisel plow for primary tillage is because it minimizes the … Continue reading Plowing