Monthly Archives: April 2014

Week of April 26

While Spring weather can be variable, other than one day, temperatures have been normal and skies sunny for most of the past week. Within a week or two the more of the garden will be seeded with Spring crops. The egg flock is beginning to produce steadily and chicks are Read On..

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Week of April 19

After several years of faithful service, the Original flock of egg layers are getting up there in years. Having reached their fifth year, their laying is down to about a dozen or so eggs a week. While that’s not that bad for the 7-8 remaining hens, it isn’t quite enough Read On..

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Week of April 12

even with the warming temperatures and melting snow, growing tomatoes, peppers, and most warm weather crops is a bit of gamble. In order to hedge against a Spring cold snap or early frost, having a hoop house makes growing these more likely. The Hoop House is a simple PVC frame Read On..

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Week of April 5

With the first warm days of Spring, the snow takes on a dirty look. Upon closer examination, the blackness on the snow starts to move. That’s because the black dots are actually snow fleas of Springtails – tiny insects that come out of the ground with the first warm days.

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