Cucurbit Cheat Sheet

Here’s a Cucurbit cheat sheet for #seedsavingformarketgrowers These are the 6 most common cucurbit species in market gardens. If you grow two crops of the same species. They will cross pollinate together. For better or worse. (In the case of Squash – mostly for the worst.) But if you grow two cucurbits of different species … More Cucurbit Cheat Sheet

FSA Tip #36 How To Manage Pictures For Your Online Store

This was another Live Farm Spreadsheet from May. It’s about how to manage pictures for your online store. It’s heavier on the planning and organising with a little spreadsheet sprinkled in. In this tip, we’ll see how to … Organise your pictures on your desktop Label those pictures with a SKU and the image name … More FSA Tip #36 How To Manage Pictures For Your Online Store

Moschata Is Your Squash For Easy Seed Saving

If you really want to save squash seed in your market garden, Moschata is your squash. Compared to Pepo and Maxima squash, there aren’t that many Moschata varieties out there. Mostly the butternut clan. And until recently there weren’t even that many butternuts available in seed catalogs. Moschate also have 5 sided stems but the … More Moschata Is Your Squash For Easy Seed Saving

FSA Tip #35 Setting Up Spreadsheet For More Than One Language

This was a Live Farm Spreadsheet from May. And it’s all about running some of your spreadsheets in more than one language. At Tourne-Sol co-operative farm, we run operations in speaks both English and French. We also run our website and online store in English and French. So there are times when we need spreadsheets … More FSA Tip #35 Setting Up Spreadsheet For More Than One Language

FSA Tip #34 Turn Your Crop Plan Into A Planting Calendar With Pivot Tables

My life changed when the clock struck midnight. It wasn’t so much that my carriage (a 2004 Toyota Echo with no AC) turned into a giant Cucurbita maxima squash (A Giant Pumpkin, if you will.) But my buddy Syl leaned over and asked “Do you use Pivot Tables?” Not a traditional New Year’s greeting. But … More FSA Tip #34 Turn Your Crop Plan Into A Planting Calendar With Pivot Tables