Saturday was one of Mark's favorite days--tomato planting day. We had great help from friends, Steve and Carol McCulloch, Amanda, Jeff, and Rob. We planted about 100 tomatoes in 2 hours in the high tunnel green house. Mark's secret is to plant the tomato almost sideways, burying much of the stem. We have nice wood stake signs and a slick way to tie the 'indeterminants' up as they grow. We even laid the drip tape and red plastic which heats the earth even more than black. And, we ended the party with pizza and beer and good conversation.
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This blog reflects the journey of Kathleen and Mark who have left suburbia to steward this historical property and transform the land back into a working farm.