Tag: 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]

Slow Farming for Everyone

Not much going on around the farm right now. We have been building a number of raised beds for a small garden near the farmhouse for some fresh veggies for the family. The aquaponics system is at another location right now and it will provide the greens and herbs for the farmers market. Until we [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 @ 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]

Barn and Greenhouse Update

This past weekend was ideal for getting some work done on the greenhouse. Temps in the mid 50’s and dry allowed us to get out and finish the walls and part of the rafters for the roof on the greenhouse. We also spent some time plowing up the middle and lower garden plots. We will [Continue]

Greenhouse Progress

Everything is ticking along for the Spring plantings. We are still finishing up the storage building and greenhouse but this bitter cold in Georgia has slowed the progress down a lot. Hope for better weather this weekend so we can finish up the siding and to get started on the framing for the greenhouse. We [Continue]