Kucek Family Farms produce stand is now ready for work. This is one special produce stand for so many reasons, but lets stick with the three most important reasons. I made it from scratch I made it!! A lesson for my daughter Now when I say I made this from scratch, I mean literally. I… Continue reading Produce Cart
Hows it growing you may ask? Tall! Sunflowers- We stared off making a hole in the ground and dropping a seed or a plant inside. A few short weeks later and you can see the progression in the pictures. I loved watching my little ones run up to it to see how much… Continue reading June Garden Update
NOW IN SEASON AT KUCEK FAMILY FARMS (Lavender, rosemary,sage, parsley, lettuces, kale, swiss chard, peas, artichokes, beets, onions, CHERRIES) and soon on their way….Everything else. Yah This is the calm before the storm in the good ole moth of May for several reasons. First comes the heat. We have been lucky this month that the… Continue reading The Calm Before the Storm
There is something emotional for me on planting day….The moment I finally put those plants in the ground. And it is especially special this year because we are planting about 90 percent of our plants from seed as opposed to buying the plants from a nursery. The Sun has been shining strong for several weeks… Continue reading 2016 Planting Season
What happened in March I keep waiting for things to slow down but for some reason that does not happen. There is no time to rest, especially not on the Kucek Family Farm. Trees– The orchard is moving along as usual. This month we have been keeping up with the rain and sun. If you… Continue reading Is March Over?
When does one plant their seeds? When I was growing up with little or no knowledge of how things grew, mostly I was used as a tool for weeding by my mom, I would look at the back of seed packs to figure out when I was suppose to plant. Some not so great seed… Continue reading Seed Time
Are you excited? I am! It is February, and by this time I am usually freaking out over taxes, payroll and what is going to happen in the coming year….But instead I have decided to be excited. Taxes? I will get to them. Its garden time!! Garden is in the process of going through the… Continue reading Solarization
How in the world is it that a bunch of polish people celebrate Christmas with tamales? We have my dad to that for that one. Not sure how other families celebrate Christmas, but this is how we have always done it. Every year for Christmas dinner we come together in the early morn to work!… Continue reading Christmas on the Kucek Ranch