My first exposure to the Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) model, about 15 years ago, was an unexpected catalyst for starting our own vegetable garden. At the time, the typical offering was a pre-packed box of whatever the grower had to offer that week, take it or leave it. I…
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Among the most ambitious projects in the extensive landscape plan developed by Daniel Robey at Huntlands Landscape Architecture (some of which are…
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I think it’s fair to say I thrive on record-keeping. I keep track of the books I’ve read, my knitting projects, and, yes, my gardening. Last summer I…
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June crept in with little fanfare here at Willow Greens Farm, bringing incremental growth, some truly outstanding weather, and its share of setbacks and…
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Way back in March, we began sowing vegetable crops in 72-cell trays and setting them on heat mats in the barn. There were trays everywhere: tomatoes…
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You choose some projects; some projects choose you. We knew that the fence along the back of the White Garden was in disrepair when we moved in, but the…
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Start Where You Are In the beginning, there was an old, unused dog kennel. Located on the property line and not too far from the house, this seemed an…
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With Johnny’s Selected Seeds, Loudoun Compost, and A.M Leonard all on speed dial, May has catapulted itself into the busiest month on record at Willow…
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