Farming Fort Collins
hedgie in the bluegrass
Education

Kentucky Bluegrass II

By On June 27, 2016

The history of how the lawn became a mainstay of the American landscape is a study of the development of the American industrial, political, and social way of life. Advances in manufacturing… Read More

Bluegrass and goose
Education

Kentucky Bluegrass I

By On June 24, 2016

Sod, Lawn, Turf, Grass, Common Meadow Grass, Poa pratensis. Different names for the most popular and widely planted species of turf. Anyone who’s weeded flower beds located adjacent to the lawn is… Read More

GrowWithFFC
In the dirt

#GrowWithFFC Update – Flowers & Fruit

By On June 22, 2016

Time sure has a way of flying by with the hustle and bustle of the spring. Little more than 100 days ago, the tiny little seeds that are #GrowWithFFC were tucked into… Read More

Chard
DIY

Swiss Chard & Mushroom Pie

By On June 19, 2016

Years before we became parents, Karl and I celebrated countless hours in the kitchen, creating elaborate dishes from far away lands or exploring produce that wasn’t common in our area. Having grown… Read More

Events

Weekend Activities – June 18th & 19th

By On June 17, 2016

Good Morning Friends! I hope that this column finds you in good spirits! The weekend ahead is a busy one now that we’ve had couple of weeks of warm weather and the… Read More

Pause
Blogger opinion

And so I pause

By On June 15, 2016

Farming. For me, when I think of farming, images that come to mind are of soil, fields of green waving to and fro as far as the eye can see from the… Read More

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Methods

Preparing for Hail

By On June 10, 2016

This last week I’ve been slogging through my digital library of photos to clear out duplicates, photos from projects long past and trying to streamline it so that I’m able to backup… Read More

Soil Test Sample
DIY

Soil Test Comparison

By On June 7, 2016

Soil is what’s under your feet; dirt is what’s under your nails – as many of my professors (especially the soil scientists) would say to any student that mistakenly called the ground… Read More

Rhubarb
DIY

Rhubarb Lemonade

By On June 5, 2016

Phew! The day was a hot one! And on days like this, there is nothing better than sitting back with a cold drink in hand – and one that is fitting for… Read More

FFC CC01 CedarCraft
DIY

Sponsored Post: CedarCraft Self-Watering Elevated Planter

By On June 1, 2016

In a recent post I shared some before and after photos of a few of the raised beds in my garden, beds that have been in place for nearly 20 years. Built… Read More