Category: Greenhouse

Seed Order and Equipment

Seed Order and Equipment The past few weeks have been hectic with the move to the farm and just getting ourselves settled.  There are so many new projects and infrastructure improvements needed.  Below are some of the new infrastructure improvements which are needed on the farm. New hoop greenhouse The hoop greenhouse will be the [Continue]

Farm Goals For 2017

C&L Farms Field 1 - homestead, farm, market garden

Farm Goals 2017 Starting a new adventure in 2017 begins with setting goals on the farm.  I am still waiting for that perfect house buyer to put in an offer on the house I have lived in for the last 5 years.  Waiting, waiting, waiting….. Here is a list of farm goals for 2017. Soil [Continue]

Our Homestead, Farm, and Market Garden

C&L Farms Blueberry Bush - homestead, farm, market garden

Our Homestead, Farm, and Market Garden It has been a long time since we last posted about our homestead, farm, and market garden.  I apologize for being absent for so long.  We have been in limbo for the last year while we worked on making improvements to our current home in preparation for its sale. [Continue]

Aquaponics System @ C&L Farms

I’m sorry for the long delay in getting a new post up about the progress of the Aquaponics system @ C&L Farms.  We have been busy planting and pulling weeds which has taken up most of our time.  🙂 The Aquaponics system has made some major progress since I last wrote about it.  The growbeds [Continue]

Working in the Garden is actually fun

This weekend saw a lot of changes to the garden so I’ll get started on the happenings for everyone. If you didn’t see the tutorial on how to make tomato cages please be sure to check it out here.  We ended up making 28 cages from the galvanized wire mesh but we are 3 short [Continue]

Aquaponics System @ C & L Farms…

Hello again! We ordered the fish tank and a couple growbeds from ZoroTools.com last Friday afternoon and the tanks were delivered YESTERDAY!  I was expecting them to take much longer but apparently we have a Grainger warehouse in Atlanta so it was convenient to receive the tanks early for everyone involved….hahaha. Now the fun begins.  [Continue]

Aquaponics @ C&L Farms – Update 2

Hello Everyone!  Here’s a quick post on the Aquaponics system progress. We spent a couple hours digging the sump tank in the greenhouse.  This is backbreaking work but we wanted to have the sump tank below grade to utilize as much of the greenhouse space as we can.  The liner will be ordered soon as [Continue]

Aquaponics @ C & L Farms

Hello Readers! This is the first post in a new series called “Aquaponics @ C & L Farms”.  Over the next few months, we will be blogging our trials and tribulations on our first Aquaponics system.  Please keep in mind that this is not a commercial Aquaponics system by any stretch.  This is simply a [Continue]