CRAFT TOUR: Thatchmore Farm

CRAFT TOUR: Thatchmore Farm

CRAFT Farm Tour Summary Thatchmore Farm Diverse Vegetable Production on a Hilly WNC Farm April 19th, 2014 Despite some really rainy weather our CRAFT members came out in force to our April CRAFT farm tour at Thatchmore Farm. For our first tour of the year, we focused...
Ask Tom: Mulching Tomatoes

Ask Tom: Mulching Tomatoes

Tom: Should I mulch tomatoes and peppers at this time of the year? I know that they both love warm soil and am worried that mulching them might cause the soil to be colder even though I like to preserve the moisture in my raised beds with mulch. Thanks, J. Lee Lake...
Ask Tom: Burning Landscape Fabric

Ask Tom: Burning Landscape Fabric

This article is a reprint and update of one written in early 2010 on burning holes in landscape fabric (an update of an article that appeared in Growing for Market). We normally rely on readers going to the archives but several fellow farmers have asked this question...