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Kirsten Madaus's Blog – May 2015 Archive (4)

Greens, Greens, Greens on the Grill? Our 10th CSA Season begins!

My title should be no surprise to anyone who eats seasonally. It seems with the exception of strawberries, radishes, and garlic that Spring means green foods.

While I have been feeding my family from the farm…


Added by Kirsten Madaus on May 31, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Time Out for Weeding

I once planted pokeweed. Deliberately. What was I thinking?

I'd idealistically transplanted a bunch of milkweed from a frontage road to a new butterfly garden when I came across what looked like a different type of milkweed. I didn't notice that it wasn't actually milkweed right away, and then I had a heck of a time in subsequent years keeping the…


Added by Kirsten Madaus on May 25, 2015 at 9:21pm — No Comments

First Garden Harvest--Chive Blossoms

It's funny how the internet can affect your behavior (and not the grand time suck that my FB page sometimes is--I start sharing new recipes and lose hours). No, I'm talking about how I can be exposed to a new idea at the perfect teachable moment.…


Added by Kirsten Madaus on May 17, 2015 at 9:19pm — No Comments

Goodbye 2014 Strategic Winter Squash Reserve

What's Happening Around the House and Yard

The 2014 SWSR…


Added by Kirsten Madaus on May 9, 2015 at 6:41pm — 2 Comments



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