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Author Archives: Gwenael Engelskirchen
Winter is so, like, last season. But, in a moment of reflection, we wanted to share with you the results of our overwintering variety trials. Like many Northeast growers, we took advantage of NRCS’s Seasonal High Tunnel Initiative to put … Continue reading
In the last variety spotlight, we talked about onions, which, if you’re in the northern latitudes, should all be seeded in the early spring. This month, we’ll look at carrots, which lend themselves to several seedings, or succession plantings, all … Continue reading
Alliums – onions, shallots – are a culinary staple and great to have available for the whole season – whether at your market stand or in your garden. Not only are alliums tasty, but they are also highly nutritious, believed … Continue reading
When the seed catalogs arrive, in late autumn and on into the spring, don’t we all just love to crack them open and pour over the descriptions – visual, written or both – of all the varieties inside? If seeds … Continue reading
Season extension has become standard practice among farmers and many home gardeners across the country. Growing tomatoes in a high tunnel or hoop-house extends the season by providing protection from frost and maintaining warmer temperatures that allow for earlier harvest. … Continue reading
Autumn without butternut squash is like foliage without color. T’is the season to be enjoying this versatile, curvaceous squash. At High Mowing, we sell three varieties of butternut squash – you may have grown one or more of them this … Continue reading