Monthly Archives: December 2014

Crazy Rains and Yacon Harvest

The rains were very late this year. After the dry season, I wait for the first rains of fall to soak the ground, which allow me to fork, hoe, and plant it for winter. Because of the drought and water uncertainty, I've tried to keep irrigation to a minimum and so about half of the [...]

By |2014-12-19T04:45:39+00:00December 19th, 2014|Earthworker Farm, Veggie Musings|Comments Off on Crazy Rains and Yacon Harvest

Rain Event

A good soaking rain is a critical event and preparedness can possibly affect the outcome of the entire season when it comes to cover crop timing. Some of my farming practices revolve around the timing of rain, such as: Compost: Cover it up if it has enough moisture to prevent nutrients from leaching out. Leave [...]

By |2014-12-03T03:52:11+00:00December 3rd, 2014|Earthworker Farm, Uncategorized, Veggie Musings|Comments Off on Rain Event