Category Archives: 2020 Harvest

Peoneys This Weekend

Peoney bouquets Cut to order We can only cut them in the morning so will need your order the prior day or before 8 am on the day you would like to pick up. It is a very short season. … Continue reading

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Fresh Today

Radishes $1.00 We picked and washed some leaf lettuce and radishes this morning. Both are in the Farmstand cooler along with a few bags of butter lettuce and asparagus that was picked yesterday. We also have eggs in the cooler. … Continue reading

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Seeds, plants and eggs

We have had requests for organic seed so we ordered a small countertop seed rack with seed for plants that do well directly seeded (rather than grown as transplants). The seeds came yesterday but the display rack did not. So, … Continue reading

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Our remaining plants are in the farmstand. We have a few tomato varieties, red bell peppers and eggplant 3.00 each

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Eggs are back!

Our young hens are finally producing enough eggs to stock the stand. We currently have small eggs in 18 packs and our regular mix of large and jumbo eggs in a 12 pack. All eggs are $5.00 per carton Our … Continue reading

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How to Protect Your Plants from Cold

If you have already planted you warmth loving plants, there are a few things you can do to try and save them from the cold temperatures that are coming tonight and early next week. If you only have a few … Continue reading

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Gift Sets

Still looking for a gift for Mom, Aunts, friends or yourself? Choose from our list of products and we will have it ready (In a gift bag) for you to pick up in our self service farmstand. Check our soap … Continue reading

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Goat Milk Soap List

Our handmade goat milk soap is fully cured and ready! All of our soap is made with local milk, skin loving oils & our own honey. We use either essential oils or phthalate free fragrance oils. $5.00 per bar All … Continue reading

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Organic Plants Sale

We will be selling our Organic plants again today from 9 am until 5 pm I have updated the plant list on our page with what has sold out. We still have a nice selection of tomatoes, sweet peppers, eggplant, … Continue reading

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Organic Plants

We will putting our organic transplants out for sale starting on Friday (May 1st).  In an effort to keep everyone safe, we will be strictly following Social Distancing guidelines. The plants will be outside of the Farmstand on one of … Continue reading

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Herb Bowls

Herb planters make a great gift for anyone who likes to cook. We also have an option for the drink makers! We have some Herb Planters made up and can also plant them with a mix of your choosing. The … Continue reading

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Greenhouse Tour Watch “April 25, 2020” on YouTube

I made my first ever video! Take a virtual tour of our greenhouse and see what we are growing.  

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Transplant List

Tomatoes:     Roma/plum:   Cherry:   Tomatoes suitable for Container growing: Peppers   Eggplant Most of our vegetable plants are planted in a 3.5 inch biodegradable container ($3.00 each). We will also have some jumbo tomato plants available in … Continue reading

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Potatoes in a container

Container Preparation Any medium size container that holds at least two or three gallons of soil can be used. Examples include baskets, large paint buckets (drill plenty of holes in the bottom and lower sides & fill the bottom inch … Continue reading

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Succulents

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Garlic and Cover

The garlic looks like every clove came up and will turn into a beautiful bulb in late June! Bill went over the rest of the back garden bed with a disk and I planted it with a cover crop mix … Continue reading

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Bread Lab – Round 2

Yesterday I worked on a recipe that is a little less challenging than the wild yeast sourdough that I usually make with our flour. I started with a recipe from my favorite Williams-Sonoma baking book and made an adjustment to … Continue reading

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Grinding wheat this morning

I’ve been baking more bread than usual while we have been staying home so had used all of our flour. So, this morning we brought the stone grinder out for grinding some of our Turkey Red wheat into flour.  We … Continue reading

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Greenhouse Life

We have been working hard to get our seeds started and growing for your eating and gardening pleasure. The greenhouse is bursting at the seams! We will have our usual selection (plus a few new varieties) of heirloom tomatoes, sweet … Continue reading

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Goat Milk Soap

Here is what the CDC says about soap for hand washing: Regular soap and water clean germs away rather than killing them, but that’s still a key step in reducing infection, the CDC points out. Washing your hands with soap and water is one … Continue reading

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First signs of Spring

We will have Herb Planters again this year and have a couple of new additions – sage and chocolate mint!

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Greenhouse Sunshine

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Seed starting Time!

The greenhouse is cleaned and organized, the seeds, organic soil and Fertil Pots are here and we will soon be in Full Seed Starting mode!

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Creekside winter products

Even though our farmstand is closed for the winter, we still have some of our products available for pick-up at our farm. Please contact us ahead of coming out pam@creeksidenaturalfarm.com 815-467-5259 or message us through Facebook Ask us what scents … Continue reading

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Surprise chore

Today’s surprise chore was adding fencing over the baby chicks. Yesterday we found 4 dead and a Coopers hawk in the barn. It was a pretty big job but we had some fencing that was donated last fall and prefer … Continue reading

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Farm excitement

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Spring Soap

First batch of soap for 2020 is Lilac.                                           Local goat milk, olive oil, coconut oil, tallow, shea butter, castor … Continue reading

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Whipped salve

This morning’s salve trial. I used calendula infused olive oil, comfrey infused coconut oil, cocoa butter, beeswax, vitamin E oil and lavender and rosemary EO’s I whipped it as it cooled because I prefer the texture. It doesn’t feel as … Continue reading

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