Memberships are still available at Stonebridge Farm, a 10-acre organic, community-supported agricultural (CSA) farm located two miles east of Lyons, Colorado, on Hwy 66. Established in 1992 as the first CSA in Boulder County, Stonebridge offers seasonal memberships for pick up every Saturday from the second week of May to the end of October. [...]
8 cups chopped Asian Greens (pak choi, mizuna)
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1/4 cup raisins
1/2 cup crumbled goat cheese
Get out four salad bowls and divide greens among them. Add walnuts, then raisins, then top with goat cheese. Drizzle lightly with vinaigrette and serve.
I have assumed for years that sweet potatoes can only be grown successfully in the south, but wanted to give them a try.
Having read the section on growing sweet potatoes in Ed Smith’s book, “The Vegetable Gardener’s Bible,” I bought a couple of different types of organic sweet potatoes at Vitamin Cottage. One had a [...]
There are people successfully growing blueberries here directly in bales of peat moss. Joel Reich from Boulder County ext. talked about it at ProGreen, and we have a short thing on it in Kelly’s Q&A in the May issue of Colorado Gardener. See: http://frontrangefoodgardener.blogspot.com/2010/01/blueberry-growing-intense-in-colorado.html
I’ve used pine needles for many years as mulch, especially for pathways, and it’s my favorite mulch. Better than wood chips, it’s clean and springy and breaks down slowly. It’s slightly acid but our soil is so alkaline that it rarely alters the soil. The reason why lawns and other plants don’t grow under pines [...]