Forcing bulbs

Spring Bulbs

Spring Bulbs

Narcissus ‘Hawera’ This past Fall we forced  bulbs in plastic pots by burying them  in a leaf covered trench — (see blog post “Fall Happenings at Sleepy Cat Farm”). Here are some of the results: Narcissus ‘Hawera’, a wonderfully fragrant and bright, greenish yellow miniature […]

Freshly Harvested Ramps

Freshly Harvested Ramps

Ramps, or wild leeks (Allium tricoccum), were once relegated to growing in the wild, but this springtime vegetable is being grown in more and more vegetable gardens. They have a flavor that blends Spring onions and garlic. Ramps are delicious eaten on their own, pickled, […]

Fall Happenings at Sleepy Cat Farm

Fall Happenings at Sleepy Cat Farm

It has been a spectacular Fall this year – not so much referring to the Fall color display, but rather the weather being so mild for so long. We finally had our first killing frost on November 10th, almost a month later than the average […]