Micro Farm Update

Katy Dickinson micro farm San Jose CA June 2020

My Willow Glen micro farm is thriving. I usually grow cactus, and herbs like fennel, rosemary, and sage. Since we are mostly staying home because of the Covid-19 pandemic, I am taking the opportunity to grow vegetables. I started this project in April by converting a section of our little orchard. The first fruits of my farming efforts are cherry tomatoes and delicata squash. Both indicate their readiness by a color change. The tomatoes shift from green to yellow to red. The delicata squash start white and develop green lines as they mature.  The tallest plants are sunflowers, which are currently competing with the apple tree for head room. I am expecting beans, peas, corn, and watermelon over time.

Katy Dickinson delicata squash San Jose CA June 2020
Katy Dickinson delicata squash San Jose CA June 2020
Katy Dickinson cherry tomatoes San Jose CA June 2020
Katy Dickinson cherry tomatoes San Jose CA June 2020

Katy Dickinson cactus blooms San Jose CA June 2020
Katy Dickinson fennel San Jose CA June 2020

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3 Comments

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3 responses to “Micro Farm Update

  1. Michael Hallett

    Nice!

  2. Paul King

    My new garden has produced a variety of treats so far: bok choy, chocolate cherry tomatoes, lemon cucumbers, snow peas, mixed lettuce, french radish, sweet peppers, wax beans, yellow crook neck squash, and green onions. But more than that is has produced smiles as we sit on our garden bench and enjoy the views! I also added vermicomposting for the first time.

  3. Francis Judge

    Congratulations on your garden success…enjoy the fruits/veggies of your labour👍👍👍👏👏👏👏😃‼️☘️

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