Weed Control Along Fence-lines

You may have seen the picture of our beautiful new fence at Old Trail Farm. If not, you can check it out here! No matter how beautiful, all fences have one constant problem: grass and weeds growing along the fence line. Fortunately, we have a few tricks up our sleeve...

Drying Peppers

Cold nights are in the forecast for northeast Ohio and that means it’s time to harvest everything you can off your frost-sensitive garden plants. What are you going to do with your end of season bounty? There are many ways to preserve the crops you can’t eat right...

Drip Tape Irrigation

Watering your garden during the summer months can be a time consuming chore if you use a hose or a watering can. Run some drip tape irrigation and put it on a timer, though, and it’s literally no work at all! Our Beginning Farmer interns learned how to run irrigation...

Curing Onions

Remember planting onions way back in April? Well, ours did GREAT. We’ve been harvesting them for a month and we’re only halfway finished. The brilliant thing about onions is that you can harvest and use them fresh, like this lunker… Or you can “cure” them to...

Cucumbers Under Siege

If you are like most gardeners in northeast Ohio, you may be noticing some damage to your cucumber plants at this point in the season. Holes and brown spots on leaves like this… or chew marks like these… on your cukes themselves are telltale signs you are...

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