Squash Planting

Today, on the hottest day yet of the year, we spent the morning planting a variety of squash and pumpkins. These we plant off site on a near by picturesque hill top. Half of the field is planted with squash transplants while the other is seeded with a cover crop of buckwheat. Enjoy some pictures…

Tilling and Hilling

When we began to open up the new 100′ x 70′ field I dreaded the process of hilling the seed beds. This spring we hilled every bed by hand which was back breaking and tiring. Since then we’ve been looking for another method to do this labor, preferably mechanical and tractor drawn. Recently I stumbled…