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Preparing the acequia garden soil

March is a good time to get the soil ready for planting and irrigating.  We got this process going in early March and like to get started as soon as the soil can be worked.  In years past, we have … Continue reading

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Reflections on the 2016 Growing Season

The growing season always begins with watchful hopes of snowpack in the mountains. Many snowfalls that are measured in inches in the Taos Valley are matched with snowfalls that are measured in feet in the high mountains. The last post … Continue reading

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On Acequia irrigation 2014

Today is Thursday and the Mayordomo (ditch boss) of my acequia (community managed, gravity-fed irrigation ditch) called me yesterday and asked if I wanted the water.  Even though I had the water last Sunday, I decided to take advantage of … Continue reading

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Planting rows and irrigating at Sol Feliz Farm

This year we put in some red corn.  Again, better late than never…  But this time of year gives us an opportunity to really identify which of these corns will be happiest here in Taos.  This red corn posole strain … Continue reading

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