2012 On the plains in Northern Arizona, two families joined forces and began the trials and tribulations of building a small family farm with nothing in the bank but love.
|Red and gold seed potatoes|
|Tomatoes still in trays|
|Setting up tomato trellis|
We're experimenting with three different ways to grow pickling cucumbers. We intend on making a lot of pickles and relish. Cash crop. They vine and Lance wanted to experiment on which method will have them climbing the best.
Last year, we planted a lot of rows of tomatoes and we let them grow helter skelter with total abandon. That was wild and not too easy to harvest. And remember that wind? If you were reading last year, you'll remember the tangled mess we had after one big blow. This year, we'll train those vines.
|Peas are popping!|
from the weeds. Once we can tell, we'll hula hoe those little suckers right
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