Farm Stories

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Plan Your Spring Garden

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Plan Your Spring Garden

Garden Manager Mike Washburn shares when and how to start planning your garden for the next growing season.

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Winter Storage - Carrots and Parsley

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Winter Storage - Carrots and Parsley

Master Gardener John Coykendall reflects on storing vegetables through the Winter to use all season long.

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The Pearl River County Peanut

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The Pearl River County Peanut

Master Gardener John Coykendall helped preserve a peanut variety at Blackberry Farm that has been grown since 1850.

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Autumn Anticipation

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Autumn Anticipation

Farmstead Manager Dustin Busby pauses his preserving to share what he’s looking forward to this Fall.

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A Close Call - The Maupin Pea

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A Close Call - The Maupin Pea

Master Gardener John Coykendall partnered with the Seed Saver Exchange to save a field pea variety from extinction.

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Fall Pumpkins for the Kitchen

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Fall Pumpkins for the Kitchen

Master Gardener John Coykendall stories how field pumpkins are used in the kitchen traditionally and today.

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Fall at the Farmstead

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Fall at the Farmstead

Master Gardener John Coykendall shares what's growing in the early Fall garden.

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Seed Saving at Blackberry Farm

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Seed Saving at Blackberry Farm

Master Gardener John Coykendall has partnered with the Seed Savers Exchange to help repopulate eight seed varieties near extinction.

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Flowers from the Farm

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Flowers from the Farm

See what the Floral team is foraging for late Summer arrangements.

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Notes from the Garden

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Notes from the Garden

See what's sprouting in our gardens with a Summer update from Master Gardener John Coykendall.

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Summer Growing

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Summer Growing

Find out what grows best in a hot Summer garden.

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A Black Spring Remembered

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A Black Spring Remembered

A number of years ago we had an early Spring, and the season was well ahead of normal schedule. Fruit trees were in full bloom, and our gardens were filled with all types of budding bulbs of diverse colors and sizes

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