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How do you dig in your cover crops?

My latest big thing is cover crops.  In the past I was a fair weather gardener and once I got tired of zucchini or picking tomatoes became a hassle I would just stop gardening and walk away.   1,013 more words

Sarah The Gardener

Funds Available For Water Quality Practices

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey has announced availability of funds to help farmers use the nutrient reduction practices below:

Farmers are eligible for cost share on up to 160 acres, with priority consideration for any farmer not already using these practices: 110 more words


Preparing The Garden For Planting Day - And The Importance Of Doing What You Love!

As planting day draws near for our summer garden crops of tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, zucchini and more – the process of preparing our garden is now in full gear! 997 more words

Life In The Garden

Cover Crops

The cover crops we seeded last fall (after harvest) are coming in nicely this spring! The idea behind these cover crops is to keep plants growing in the soil year-round; to keep the soil alive, if you will. 64 more words

Cover Crops

Jars of Tools

Can you identify these seeds? They are some of our favorite cover crops. Here’s a hint list. Can you match the seed with the picture above? 171 more words

Farm News

Planting The Garden - Why Coffee Grounds and Egg Shells are a Gardener's Best Friend!

It is just about planting time for the garden at the farm.  Well, actually, it already is for some crops like our onions, sugar snap peas, cabbage and potatoes – which all went in the ground this week. 643 more words

Life In The Garden

Peregrine Farm News Vol. 12 #9, 5/1/15

What’s been going on!

I keep trying to get the newsletter out on Wednesday but is has been a busy, busy week and still a bit hung over from the Farm Tour.  445 more words

Cover Crops