You've no doubt noticed that it has been a very long time since there has been a new post on Farming Fort Collins and it's been as frustrating for me as it may be for you. I've heard many say that 2016 has been a struggle, and I'd heartily agree! 2016 has been among the … Continue reading Fare thee well
I'm sure you've noticed by now that things are looking a little different around here with a brand new Farming Fort Collins logo. In fact, you’ll notice that all of the websites within the network have been updated. We’ve been working on refreshing some things, including launching our new local adventures, Choose Your Own Fort … Continue reading New Look, New Adventures!
Have you ever heard of ‘The 7th Week’ or of Small Scale Sabbaticals? The first I’d heard of it was when my Karl heard a story about it on the radio or podcast. We talked about it while making dinner, as I was sharing that I had yet another long night of work ahead of … Continue reading The 7th Week Small Scale Sabbatical
It happened this week, and I’m having a rough time of knowing that I’m going to have to say goodbye to one of my favorite trees. While pruning the snow damage off of our 'Twisty Baby' Locust (Robinia pseudoacacia ‘Lacy Lady’), I noticed that a few odd-looking notches and shadows in the branches of the … Continue reading Death by Borer
#GrowWithFFC reached a milestone this week. Seedlings were thinned and potted up into actual pots where they will stay for several weeks before they start the process of hardening off. If you look closely at where the new leaves meet with the stem, you might notice that they are yellow, instead of green, especially in … Continue reading #GrowWithFFC Seedlings Day 33
Many types of labels have little importance and there are others that do. In this particular case, it’s the labels that I should have used to identify the seeds that we planted for #GrowWithFFC . Like most families in this day and age our schedules are full and busy. So much so that we laughingly-but-for … Continue reading A Simple Hint for Seedling Labels
Recently while sharing coffee and convo with a friend, I mentioned that I needed to write an intro post about myself, something that I’ve always found to be an awkward challenge and I was having a difficult time getting started. She suggested that I start by writing as though I was meeting someone for the … Continue reading A New Season