Farmer's Pick ™ Produce – Boise, Idaho

Final Post of the year – Farmer’s Pick ™ Produce, Boise, Idaho

Hello- The 2018 growing season is ending for us. We will be open this Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday October 31st will be our last day open. Still plenty of Spaghetti and Butternut winter squash and Pie Pumpkins left for sale, as well as carrots, some beets, garlic, and fresh cut herbs. Our ‘Winter …

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Hello- All our winter squashes and pie pumpkins have been harvested and cleared from the field. This year we grew a ‘Sweet Dumpling’ squash, one of the smaller winter squashes, measuring 4″-5″ across and weighing about a pound each. When ripe, they have an attractively variegated skin in shades of yellow and green or yellow …

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Hello- Autumn and cooler temperatures have arrived. We have already been hit with frost which took out the cucumber, summer squash and melon plants. A light frost actually helps sweeten the root vegetables still in the ground, such as carrots, of which we have orange, red and purple carrots available. A colorful medley. See the …

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Hello- With the 110ºF temperatures we got in Boise last week, our watermelons and large indeterminate tomatoes ripened suddenly. The watermelons we grew were developed in Northern Idaho in the 1970’s for the short growing season, an open-pollinated early maturing variety called ‘Blacktail Mountain’. The flesh is red and deliciously sweet. Personal size, average weight …

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Spring 2018 – First Post of the year – Farmer’s Pick ™ Produce, Boise, Idaho

Hello All- On this first day of spring, the farm and plants are coming alive. Bright yellow forsythia flowers open with warming days, an indication to start planting seed in the ground. The hardy garlic we planted last fall looks great in the field. And it won’t be long before seedlings in the greenhouse are …

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