Saturday, August 21, 2010

A Field Update

First and second fall plantings of broccoli are in, as well as fall kale, collard greens, cauliflower, and broccoli. We’ve seeded our rutabagas, first hakurei turnips, first radishes, and daikon radish. The last plantings of beets and carrots are going in this week, as are the third planting of broccoli and the first fall kohlrabi.
The weather has been very, very dry, which is a little stressful. The irrigation and sprinklers are on non-stop to try to keep our plants healthy and our seeds from drying out before they germinate. We are praying for rain- I wish the dust would settle in the fields!
The winter squash are looking really healthy, and we have pulled most of the onions out of the field, hanging them in our storage shed so they can cure. Hon Tsai Tai is new in the share this week- it’s a new green that we are trying, and so far, we really like the look and the taste of it. Let us know if you enjoy it if you get it in your share this week.

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