Category Archives: Flowers

Hummingbird Feeder!

This week is technically my Spring Break and school has been out for the previous two weeks because of the virus outbreak. Thankfully, I have the Lakritz Farm to work in each day. This week I discovered our nasturtium patch … Continue reading

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Sunflowers!

It’s that time of the year when the sunflowers are blooming nicely. They are such a joy in the yard. Sunflowers brighten the area and bring such beautiful color to yourenvironment. These flowers were started at a school garden nursery … Continue reading

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Sowing the Seeds for Future Farming

We gathered a good harvest of seeds this summer and are planting new crops for the fall. But we had plenty to give away so that’s what we did! Enjoy!

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Summer Sunshine From the Farm

Here’s a little summer sunshine sunflower from the farm.

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A Mulching We Will Grow . . .

I’ve enjoyed reading Permacluture Magazine online recently. We aren’t doing composting on the Lakritz Farm yet although we have used wood chips successfully to keep weeds down to almost nothing. We have been challenged for nutrients in our soil and … Continue reading

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Visitors to the Farm – “Today’s Bouquet”

One thing we never anticipated when we started building the farm is the fact that we are meeting and getting to know our neighbors — many of them for the first time. We have people who stop by to admire the plants, ask … Continue reading

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Cucumbers, Squash, Watermelon, and Sunflowers

Here’s a quick video of the cucumber bed on the farm. This corner of the Lakritz Farm has traditional and yellow cucumbers and also includes some yellow squash plants and sunflowers. I’ve also planted some cucumbers from seed but they are taking … Continue reading

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Predicting the Future on the Lakritz Farm

Today I have a prediction. The Lakritz Farm will have tomatoes and squash! This is how I know I’m right:

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What’s New on the Lakritz Family Farm (April 17, 2015)

This week we are seeing lots of progress on the farm. Bush beans are starting to sprout. Have a look here at these purple bean sprouts. If you look closely we’re excited that you can see the natural “insecticide” in … Continue reading

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