Tag Archives: spring

Apple Orchard Seeking New Farmer

You need an apple orchard/produce farm. We have one for sale. We’ve got what you need to get started here in Iowa…a house and everything. We need someone who believes in what we do to take over our small farm … Continue reading

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gardening links

Spring is such a busy time on the farm. Seeds bought over the winter have been started and are almost ready to be planted in their permanent spots. Clean-up and land prep continues. There is an endless list of things … Continue reading

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iowaorchard’s photostream

iowaorchard’s photostream on Flickr. Just added my photos of the farm to flickr from Yahoo! Stay posted for more!

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A visit to the farm

What a beautiful weekend to check over the farm. It is ready to bust out in buds any second…just warm up those temps and it will be green all over! These are some of the apple tree varieties created by … Continue reading

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Tomato plants are growing

We grow tomatoes and cucumbers in our heated hoop house. This year we are growing two varieties of tomatoes: Super Beefsteak and Big Boy Hybrid. Seedlings are under grow lights and are coming along nicely. They will go into the … Continue reading

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Asparagus

The first crop of spring will be our asparagus. My favorite of all vegetables. There is nothing like a fresh spear right out of the dirt. Spoiled me…every grocery store purchase always leaves me so disappointed and longing for the … Continue reading

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Local Food

via Local Harvest @ http://www.localharvest.org/ “Why Locally Grown? People worldwide are rediscovering the benefits of buying local food. It is fresher than anything in the supermarket and that means it is tastier and more nutritious. It is also good for your … Continue reading

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