The Year in Review

It’s been a memorable and mostly good year here at Small Wonder Farm.  Here are some of the highlights (click on the links throughout and you will see all the posts on that topic): It was our first spring and summer growing in the high tunnel.   Verdict–those poor souls growing in flat open ground are to be pitied.  Raised beds … Continue reading The Year in Review

Cilantro Season

When you think cilantro, you think tomatoes, jalapeños, and heat.  Tomato, onion, cilantro, and chile peppers are indeed a match made in heaven, but gardeners know that cilantro does not like the heat.  Not only did the cilantro I seeded last fall in the high tunnel winter over, but it is growing like gangbusters now.  I … Continue reading Cilantro Season

Aging Gracefully?

When the cold weather hit this December, it was clear that our 13-year-old Jack Russell/Chihuahua mix was feeling all of her years. I came to the conclusion that she was losing her hearing since I often had to go into the barn to get her instead of her being automatically at my side when I stepped out the door.  Her eyes are milky. … Continue reading Aging Gracefully?