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March through June
Monday through Saturday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

July through December
Tuesday through Saturday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Spring Herb Faire 2014 Friday, May 9th Schedule

FREE PARKING • FREE ADMISSION • FREE EVENTS Our biggest event of the season is now over two weekends to make it more convenient for you to come out. Take a few free classes from the list below or join a free farm tour and see how all the operation comes together. Shop over 200 varieties of herbs and vegetable plants along with everything you need to make this the best season yet. Don’t forget to reserve lunch and make...

Late Spring…What does it mean for the vegeta...

If you have already had your spring veggies (cold crops) in the ground for a while they have likely not done too much since the weather has been more like winter, but they will start growing now as the weather warms. The plants not only need the weather to warm the air; but also warm the soil for the roots to grow and so on. Hence most everything is behind which begs the question “what do I do now?” We are now into April...

Growing Lavender in Virginia

Lavender makes a versatile addition to any garden, but it does come with its nuances that are best addressed before you plant it. Lavender loves the sun and will take cold winters but is easily defeated by clay soil, erratic seasons, wet soil, mulch and high humidity to name a few. After such a list of “against” it is easy to think lavender is too hard and switch to something easy like Rosemary or Nandina however with...

Golden Beet Salad

Salads need not focus on the lettuce. Here the greens take a back seat to vibrant golden beets. The salty, creamy blue cheese and the crunchy walnuts complement the sweet beets. Roasting the beets in water prevents them from drying out.         Ingredients 1 1/4 pounds golden beets, trimmed and rinsed 1 1/2 tablespoons rice vinegar 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1...

Organic Black Hen Fertilizer

Shaun Mercer explains about why Black Hen is an excellent supplement to our gardens. If you are looking for a great organic fertilizer, watch this short video and come by The Farm to pick up a bag for your garden.