If you’re lucky enough to have wild or cultivated asparagus to pick you want to make sure that you pick it in such a manner as to promote its health and future growth.
All the asparagus experts I know (mostly our retired employee, Dale, who worked here for over 40 years - to whom we still provide [...]
The wild asparagus that grows on our ditch banks and at the edge of our meadows so prolifically is normally up by mid May. However, this spring has been so cold that as of May 18th I haven’t seen even one spear start to peak its head through the soil.
On May 1st it was 13 degrees F [...]
Mike just turned irrigation water onto the meadow behind our house and now, as usual, there is a cacophony of singing frogs! I love hearing them, even though they are very loud, and it’s one of my favorite little things about spring.
However, I have to wonder: Where were they before we turned the water on? [...]
Spring is here and summer is on its way! (At least in most places in the northern hemisphere - but it doesn’t feel like it here in the San Luis Valley today)! When it’s nice outside you can’t help but want to cook outside.
There’s no reason you can’t grill your entire meal, from the appetizers to [...]