Wes hilling the potatoes to enable more tuber growth
Bryn bringing on the compost for spreading on our beds
Lettuce transplants ready to go into the field
Gorgeous forrellenschluss romaine lettuce under row cover
Early season field
Don’t worry, the radishes are Utah Approved.
A mouth-watering beet, sliced in half.
Not much is more satisfying than pulling a perfect carrot out of the earth.
The beautiful HHLT pickup in Garrison
Sugar Snap Peas
Spreading compost onto the fields
A new look? They call me Ol’ Chickweed
The golden promise of future cucumbers!
Meet the 5 cuke varieties we have this year.
The coy arrival of the first wave of summer squash
Surprise! A poetic bird took up residence in the tomatoes.
Sweet little sungolds, almost smug in their glory
A praying mantis friend who we found guarding the fields
Harvesting the garlic
Wes picking tri-color beans
Making dilly beans, Bryn’s favorite food come January
Some of our fields
Two tough ladies
Sometimes we call Utah “Ferdinand,” like the bull who likes to sniff flowers.
Some sweet peppers.
Still too young to drive
What we grew: Cherokee Purple, Blue Beech Paste, Cosmonaut Volkov, Green Zebra, Yellow Brandywine, Rose de Berne, Pruden’s Purple
Bryn and a beautiful paste tomato…soon to be sauce
Oh, the glory of sunflowers in summer!
Eggplants, taking their time and filling out well.
Celeriac in the field
Wes in our beds of fall carrots.
Winter squash curing in the hoop house
Utah napping in a pile of rolled up row cover
Golden fall sunlight on the silo
Wes watering the onions
2013’s onion sprouts
Fun with computer illustrating
Everyone in the germinater
Bryn seeding onions 2013
Utah presides over the 24×60 foot piece of plastic for the hoop house
Our double-wall inflated hoophouse!
Your lettuce, spinach and peas making good progress (early May)
A tomato plant in early April
Tomato seedlings now (early May)
A killdeer chick!
Mating grasshoppers (the male is on top)–perhaps lewd of me, but these coupled bugs are everywhere right now! Fun fact: mating can take them 45 minutes to 2 whole days. One cool thing is that they hop around this way, too.
Utah keeps watch over the fall carrots
Hakurei turnips, ready to be plucked tomorrow
Tasty, tasty dirt
Check this guy out! A walking stick bug!
Utah sits among the peppers, giving them a firm “pep” talk