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Gregory catches beneficial insects above a field of yarrow.

Backyard Gardens CSA: Week 4 — June 27, 2013

Hi everyone, It’s Liz, back again for another blog post.  I hope you’re enjoying the summer weather!   The crew took a field trip up to Connell, WA this past Monday to learn about farmscaping with beneficial insects — or how to keep the good bugs and get rid of the bad by growing the right […]

Backyard Gardens CSA:  Week 3 - June 20, 2013

Backyard Gardens CSA: Week 3 – June 20, 2013

Everyone talks about the weather, but we farmers do more than our share.  And rightly so.  It was a soggy day yesterday (as I’m sure you noticed!), a good day to pull big weeds (like in our garlic patch) and watch all the new crops soak up the needed moisture.  It was also great for […]

Backyard Gardens CSA: Week 2 — June 13, 2013

Backyard Gardens CSA: Week 2 — June 13, 2013

Hi everyone, I’m writing this under a blanket of gray clouds, which is providing a counterpoint to the sunny weather we’ve been having of late.  Because of this, we’re on frost watch, making sure our plants will survive the coming evenings’ lows… Thanks everyone who came out to our planting party yesterday evening!  It was […]

Flowers from last year — come help us plant this year's crop!

Backyard Gardens CSA: Week 1 — June 6, 2013

Hi all! It’s Liz from the crew, excited to be back for another year.  I get the lucky job of filling your CSA bins each week, and every once in awhile I’ll check in on the blog — though you’ll hear from one of us on the crew each week. It’s the start of the […]