The Farm Photo Gallery

The Farm Photo Gallery

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Flower Photo Gallery

Flower Photo Gallery

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Videos of our flowers

You can click the button on the slider at left or click the headline to go to an inside page.

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More about us and our pricing

More about us and our pricing

We believe in giving plants plenty of root space, so, for example, we use locally-made (in Leominster) hanging baskets which hold more soil than regular 10” hanging baskets, and we use 4 ½” pots instead of regular 4”. If we grow the plant ourselves from seed, an annual (flowers all season) in a 4 ½” […]

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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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Why our Hanging Baskets are So Special

Why our Hanging Baskets are So Special

There’s more to our hanging baskets than meets the eye. We pay attention to every step, from choosing locally-produced baskets all the way down to adding mycorrhizae, living organisms that form a symbiotic relationship with the plant

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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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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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