Historically, our average frost date (the date when the temperature drops below 32 degrees F) is around October 12th.
The first of our fall beet crop was harvested at Windcrest Farm this week for market. Both a fall and a spring crop, beets are fast growing, easy to grow in the home garden and give us not only a nutritious, versatile root vegetable but wonderful greens also. Beets include red, gold, white, and striped varieties.
Of all the reactions we get from Windcrest Farm visitors, the two most common comments are in regards to our herd of miniature donkeys ("they are so little!") and the size of our spiders ("they are huge!").
Rosealene is as sweet as she is striking.
Dash is a fun little guy, though he may not think of himself as little.
The Pekingese dogs were sacred in ancient China and could only be owned by royalty. Bella seems to somehow know that.