You’re invited to take a photo tour of the gardens at 1840 Farm. Click on a photo to enlarge.
Heirloom West India Burr Gherkin
The Blackberry Patch
Heirloom Little Sailor Eggplant
Heirloom Bullnose Sweet Peppers
Heirloom Boston Pickling Cucumber Patch
The Sweet Potato Patch
Schwatzenberries ripening on the vine
Heirloom Garden Peach Tomatoes
Heirloom Blue Berries Tomato
Heirloom Black Cherry Tomatoes
Husk Cherries (Ground Cherries)
The first ripe Black Cherry Heirloom Tomato of the season!
Nearly ready for harvesting!
I harvested the first ripe Heirloom West India Burr Gherkin from our garden this morning. We love these little gherkins and have found that their prickly leaves and fruit deter crawling pests in our tomato beds. Thomas Jefferson grew these in his famous
We woke up to bright sunshine and cool, crisp temperatures this morning. It feels more like fall than summer today! What's your weather like this morning?
Our first Ripe Heirloom Black Cherry Tomato of the season! This one didn't last long. Seconds after I took this photo, it was devoured. I am amazed that I had thatch restraint! We have been growing the Black Cherry variety for right years. They are amon
It won't be long until this heirloom eggplant will be ready to harvest. I have plans to transform it into a delicious roasted eggplant lasagna. I can't wait! Do you grow eggplant in your garden? Do you have a favorite way to prepare it for your family's
Discovering this nearly ripe slicing heirloom tomato in the hoop house this morning made my day! This beauty will be featured on our family dinner table this week. It's time to round up our favorite heirloom tomato recipes because heirloom tomato season h
We are growing heirloom husk cherries in our garden for the first time this year. These are also referred to as ground cherries because the papery lanterns that protect the underlying fruit drop to the ground when they are ripe. The fruits are the size
Nine years ago today, we woke up for the first time as residents here at 1840 Farm. It seems like only yesterday, yet it somehow feels like our family has always called this place home. My, how time does fly by. The gardens are doing their part to he
Heirloom Tomato Season is finally here. The vines are loaded with fruit in various stages of ripening. I am giddy with anticipation! Our weekend is shaping up to be delicious. Heirloom tomatoes will begin to take center stage on our family table in the c
I love this time of year. A walk out to the coop and garden provided a few cucumbers, a zucchini, fresh herbs, and a collection of fresh eggs. On a day like today, our basket is a lot more than just an egg basket! What are you harvesting from your garden
Finding this beautiful bloom right outside our door was a great way to get my day started! Now I am headed to the sewing machine to stitch up a trio of baskets. Here's hoping that your day is off to an equally lovely beginning.
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