"Welcome, welcome, fresh new year. The girls are sleeping over with friends tonight and Mark and I have a romantic evening planned, just the two of us and a pile of seed catalogues. The 2015 growing season will never be as perfect as it is right now, when it all fits, neat and … [Read more...] about Essex Farm: Fresh New Year
The shelling beans are about as crispy as they are going to get, with a dry week behind them and another storm moving in this weekend. We're going to try our luck on Saturday and see if we can get everything in before the rains start up again. This means we need your help!! … [Read more...] about Full and By Farm: Bean Picking
I ran outside in the pre-dawn darkness yesterday to check the rain gauge. I was greeted with an incredibly gorgeous three inches. Rain gauges aren't particularly tricky to decipher, they are nothing more than a tall, skinny measuring cup on a stick, but I was so disbelieving that … [Read more...] about Full and By Farm: Rain at Last!