Autumn Equinox

Did you notice that yesterday the day was as long as the night.(Or it might have been that the night was as long as the day.) And today, the darkness is just a little bit longer than the daylight. I can feel a change in my body and see the change in the field.I bet … More Autumn Equinox

Frost Warning

When the forecast changes its mindAnd decides that it is tired of balmy eveningsAnd why don’t we have some freezing temperatures this weekend? To the field we go!To cut whole plants that are almost matureTo drop them on tarps and roll them upFor easy transportation to the greenhouse where they won’t freeze This is the … More Frost Warning

Drying Squash Seeds

Back in November, I showed you how to extract seeds from squash. (All it takes is an axe and vacuum cleaner.) Today let’s talk about how to dry those seeds! (I know I’ve skipped over the actual seed cleaning part but I can’t find any great pictures of our cleaning. We’ll have to wait till … More Drying Squash Seeds