Knuckle Down News

Happy Trails ’till Next Season — Knuckle Down News, Week 20

It seems like we’ve come full circle this season form a too wet Spring to a flooded fall. Thankfully I took a few hours on warm Saturday morning, before the rains came, to dig out most of the root crops for this week. Onions and Squash are already stored and dry, so I shouldn’t have […]

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Penultimate Veggies of the Season — Knuckle Down News, Week 19

The beautiful weather gave us the perfect opportunity for garlic planting this weekend. Although I was woefully behind with getting the beds ready, Lauren and Nate, garden helpers-extraordinaire, arrived and not only got all 2,000 cloves in the ground, but helped clear rotting tomato plants, split the garlic, and provide occasional mechanical support. Thanks to […]

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A Farewell to Tomatoes — Knuckle Down News, Week 18

It’s mid-October and even if we don’t get a frost tonight, it’s time to call tomato season over. For those of you who are sad to see them done, there will still be a few cherry tomatoes from the greenhouse for a while to remind you of summer. Peppers and eggplants will also make their final […]

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Little Late Season Growth Spurt & Many Thanks — Knuckle Down News, Week 17

Yesterday we had our Thanksgiving Feast outside for the first time I can remember. I hope you were all able to enjoy this beautiful long weekend weather as much as we did, thankful indeed. I am thankful too for all of your support.  Farming wouldn’t be half as much fun without such a great bunch […]

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Dew, No Frost — Knuckle Down News, Week 16

October is here and so is Fall for a few days at least! Thus far the heaviness of the morning dew seems to be keeping the frost at bay, so if the forecast can be trusted, it looks like we’ll have another few weeks of summery vegetables mixed in with the more traditional Fall crops. […]

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Organic Pest Patrol — Knuckle Down News, Week 15

We sure could have used this heat a month ago, but even if it’s too late for the tomatoes, it isn’t too late to go to the beach! Ernest, Peter and I took Sunday off to do just that and it was a perfect day to just sit in a the lake. Today is much […]

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