Preventing Cucumber Death and other tips

Preventing Cucumber Death and other tips

Cucumbers are in the family of cucurbits, which also includes squash, pumpkins, & melons. They have similar cultural requirements and pests. Cucurbits do not do well in soil temperatures below 55F. In some seasons, and with early plantings, a spell of four to five days of rainy or cloudy weather can cause losses. Without sunshine, […]

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Photos from the Farm – thanks to local photographer John Poltrack

Photos from the Farm – thanks to local photographer John Poltrack

Neighbor John Poltrack visited the Farm on June 6 and took photos.  John is a member of the New Ipswich Photography Club, which meets at the town library from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday’s. If you click on each photo, it will pop up on its own and you’ll get the full effect.  Be […]

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We’re using a new trellising system for tomatoes in our unheated greenhouse

We’re using a new trellising system for tomatoes in our unheated greenhouse

Early last spring we began using a new type of trellis system for our tomatoes.  It involves running wires six feet off the ground from side to side in our unheated greenhouse.  The tomatoes are then strung up using an ingenious device that spools out string, but which will clamp tight and easily slip over […]

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Winter 2014-15: New Hampshire-made wreaths for the holiday season

Winter 2014-15: New Hampshire-made wreaths for the holiday season

Chris Johnson, who has been making wreaths for more than 30 years, is making her traditional holiday wreaths again this season. The wreaths mix laurel, cedar, white pine, juniper and princess pine.  All the material is harvested in the New Ipswich-Greenville-Mason area, and Chris aims for “low impact” harvesting.  For example, instead of snapping off […]

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Amazing Flower Farm is hiring

Amazing Flower Farm is hiring

If interested, you can find a description and an application form inside.

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Daylilies are blooming

Daylilies are blooming

This year we’ve stayed open until mid-August, instead of our usual late-July closing date, because our extensive daylily beds are in bloom. We began planting daylilies a number of years back and because they’ve grown so, we’ve since had to create two new areas for them.  In total we now have more than 50 varieties. […]

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Robbery update

Robbery update

There is some news in the wake of our midnight robbery in June, but it’s mostly that we’re still largely in the dark. The good news is that New Ipswich police have recovered the stolen plants, a bit the worse for wear, and returned them to us.  A local lawyer has also approached the police, […]

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In July – Saturday Workshops at Amazing Flower Farm

In July – Saturday Workshops at Amazing Flower Farm

Culinary herbs and perpetual perennials will be the subjects of two workshops in July.

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Bee Balm with, what else?, bumblebees

Bee Balm with, what else?, bumblebees

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Opening day for Spring 2013 is Saturday, April 27

Opening day for Spring 2013 is Saturday, April 27

OPEN GREEN- HOUSE! Saturday, April 27 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Amazing Flower Farm 202 Poor Farm Road New Ipswich, NH 03071 (603) 878-9876   Greenhouse tours—see our new plants! Edible flower snacks Make your own 8” pansy bowl–$5 great prizes! $30.00 gift certificate $10.00 gift certificate Free bag of our own composted chicken manure worth $5.00 […]

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