Tag Archives: #gardening

Throwback in Time

Years back when this historic property was rescued from the passage of time, tangles of brambles & overgrown weeds, the original garden plat was discovered. The landscape design featured long perennial borders, knot garden parterres & terraced lawns for the … Continue reading

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What’s Gonna Be Growing

The winds may be howling and the snow may blow for several more weeks, but vegetable & produce seeds are in hand and plans for our 20th Anniversary Season garden are fully underway. We stare at this list and imagine … Continue reading

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Scallops: The Lead & Supporting Cast

We’re rapidly approaching mid-summer with high expectations for garden yields of tomatoes, Roma beans, cucumbers, summer squash and more. But we can’t ignore the contributions that our supporting cast of garden produce have made to one of our most talented … Continue reading

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Garden Dinner FAQs

A lovely couple staying at the inn came down to the vegetable garden this morning to see “Kingsbrae [F]Arms where we’ve been getting the salad greens, radishes, pea shoots, turnips and tat soi blossoms they’ve been eating during their stay. … Continue reading

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Spring Comes to Kingsbrae [F]Arms

Despite the snow drifts of such immense proportion this season that they defied measure, spring is only about one week behind last year. As the last of the snow ebbs, tulips, daffodils and crocus waste no time piercing the soil.  … Continue reading

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2015 Kingsbrae [F]Arms Crops

This last blizzard day kitchen sink pizza got us thinking about our garden and greenhouse crops for the coming season. Maybe it was the thick armor of onions and their golden caramelized finish we craved—or sinking our teeth into the … Continue reading

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Beat the snow

If you’re looking for something to get you through the next blizzard [or the one after that for that matter] check out this Parmigiana recipe from the New York Times: http://nyti.ms/1CjJiye It is infinitely adaptable and can be made with … Continue reading

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Chowder Reconsidered

With all the early winter horrors or news of it upon us, we yearn for comforting nourishment. Chowder comes to mind. We’ve got an arsenal of tried and true recipes, but have been really impressed with substituting chickpea or “gram” … Continue reading

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So what’s in the bowl?

We chose our salad greens [and reds and magenta’s and ruby’s and copper’s]  for taste, color & texture. Starting at the greenhouse, there’s lots of cruciferous fireworks with arugula, tat soi & mizuna. Magenta spreen is a favorite and just … Continue reading

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The Most Normal Extraordinary Things

Something extraordinary happens at this time of the year when comments are made about summer being already half over. And yet in the garden we feel like we’ve only just begun. Dalton, our stalwart master gardener [he studies plant biology … Continue reading

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