Eating the Melon!

We decided to see if the melon I harvested was any good to eat. It was wonderful, so we ate the entire melon. Very sweet and tasty! I’ve saved the seeds because it’s an open pollinated variety. Desert Weyr Farm...

Last of the Garden

With a frost expected it was time to harvest the last of the garden stuff. My only other 2 crops were melons. One a watermelon and one a cantaloup type. The only one that got very big was the cantaloup. It’s not ripe yet but I harvested it anyway. Better...

My Black Thumb Strikes

The second crop from my garden was going to be corn. However this is the sum total of the ears we got. Most of them are only partially filled with corn kernels. This is the best of the lot. I threw away a lot that looked like this. I noticed that when I was picking...

Farm Tour Days and Garden Woes

West Elks Wine Trail Tour is this weekend so we put out the farm tour signs. Unfortunately my black thumb is starting to show. The main batch of corn isn’t doing well. Brown and drying leaves and pale green. The corn I transplanted into the main part of the...