We have a steep slope on the South side of our house which has been a stand of tall grass and weeds for years. It is difficult to mow and the water sheets down the slope in a rainstorm causing erosion and loss of soil nutrients. This year we found a solution… log dam terraces!… [Read More]
Kaylee and Paul are joying an imaginary cup of Java in new surroundings with aromatic wood chip flooring. Thank you, Paul, for installing the new floor! The Stowe Farm greenhouse looks and smells wonderful. And the starts are looking good!
We bought our starts from Rich at Shoestring Farm, and Maria at Lyonsville Farm. They are both highly recommend, not only because they are wonderful neighbors and friends, but because they are excellent farmers who grow interesting and hearty plants. Additionally, Shoestring Farm sells maple syrup, and Lyonsville Farm sells produce, flowers, houseplants, and has… [Read More]
The last of the snow (maybe!). Gathering in the greenhouse. New life in the greenhouse.
Ed and Emma have the greenest thumbs.
By Karen This spring some of my family members went full tilt into enlarging or creating new gardens as COVID 19 has had us all at home and they have been eager to get outside and dig into projects both large and small. My husband decided to double the size of our veggie garden… [Read More]
Harley dug up a nice load of flowers for her butterfly garden. These came from Charles’ beautiful flower garden.
Nothing like being warm and dry in the greenhouse on a cold, wet day. Here is a tour of our seedlings.
Shoestring Farm Order List Here Available for Roadside Pickup In Colrain, Massachusetts at 168 Ed Clark Road Working the land since 1972, it has been our goal to produce the best quality plants and produce, while maintaining the lowest environmental impact possible. All plants are grown to (and above) the standards set by the National… [Read More]