This fall has been exceptionally mild in Vermont, giving us more time than usual to finish all the details of putting the gardens to bed. This is our third season of soil testing with Logan Labs doing a saturated paste … Continue reading
One end of our property has a stream bed that is dry almost all of the time, accept when we have heavy rains. It is fed by uphill runoff and springs to some degree. In 2010 heavy water flow, … Continue reading
We are now into our 5th growing season at Peace of Earth Farm. In the beginning there were many trees to clear and garden beds to create. Our initial strategy was to start building gardens close to the house and … Continue reading
This time of year possibilities seem endless. There are many changes we’d like to make on the farm, projects to finish and new ones to start. Although it is fun to think about what we’d like to plant and what … Continue reading
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As the daylight hours grow shorter we are still hurrying to finish all the projects that need to be done before frozen ground and a thick layer of snow eliminate our work possibilities. Our garlic is now planted and our … Continue reading