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In The Greenhouse

    We are planting seeds everyday and have loads of activity happening in the nursery greenhouse. I wanted to post some pictures so you can see what the nursery greenhouse looks like, some baby plants etc. It is our smallest house at 9’x45′, so is the easiest to heat which we do with a simple […]

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2009 Season Begins!

     We are up and running! Most of the seeds have arrivedfrom our favorite seed companies and we have started planting. Yesterday we seeded in some leeks, snapdragons, early greenhouse tomatoes and the first lettuce of the season. I plan to send out the 2009 CSA brochures on March 1 so you should be getting […]

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Remembering Summer

The thermometer reads -4 degrees this morning! Wow, about makes your snot freeze when you go outside.  My good buddie, CSA member and fabulous musician Doug Berch continues to teach me more about managing this website so hopefully I will be able to add some pictures and have a continuing communication via this blog part of Owosso […]

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Janurary 2009

Bitter cold winter day.  Sadly,our big winter greenhouse collapsed on December 19 due to heavy snowfall followed quickly by 25+ mile per hour winds.  We are waiting to hear from our insurance company to see what will happen for rebuilding. It is very sad to look at each day right out the front door of […]

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CSA WEEK #8 NEWSLETTER

I missed writing the newsletter last week. After distribution we had some time but the ground was near-perfect for some major large weed cultivation, especially in the flower garden, so that’s where my energies went. But all week long I had a huge case of the “I should have.” Last week was a huge week because […]

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CSA WEEK #5 NEWSLETTER

  Welcome to week #5. We had some great rains this week and today as we were harvesting. The tomatoes in the greenhouse are getting bigger, (see your green ones in the box) and the lettuce mix just keeps on growing. We trellised up the snap peas on Sunday and should be picking on those […]

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More Greenhouse news

We are completely filled in the nursery greenhouse and have moved into the Quonset greenhouse! This is the earliest ever! In order to save on propane we built a room within the greenhouse made out of old plastic that came off the winter greenhouse. All of the lettuce, Pak Choy, herbs and other cold tolerant veggies are […]

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Busy in the greenhouse

It’s hard to believe but the nursery greenhouse is almost full. We’ve been really busy seeding in lots of different veggies and flowers: four different kinds of lettuce, Pak Choy, leeks, snaps, eggplant, sweet peppers and hot peppers. We transplanted the greenhouse tomatoes into 4″ pots where they will grow until we plant then into the hoophouse. […]

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Seeds are in!

We are getting seeds in every day. Tomorrow we will plant some tomatoes in the green house. Yippie!

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First Blog

Our first blog….. We are busy ordering seeds! The entire dinning room tables gets covered with seed catalogs. We are trying this year to order as many organic seed sources as we can so we are ending up doing lots of research. We are really excited about some of the new tomato varities we have […]

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