Monthly Archives: May 2012

Water Chestnut Update 5-13-12

The water chestnuts are sprouting! It has been about 10 days since planting and as of this morning, 47 of the 120 water chestnuts planted in the nursery tub have started sending up shoots. Most of shoots are only an … Continue reading

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Growing Water Chestnuts

We’ve decided to do an experiment this year and try and grow asian water chestnuts (Eleocharis dulcis). Since our local grocery store doesn’t normally carry live water chestnuts, I special ordered 10 pounds of them from our local produce manager. … Continue reading

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May 2nd Orchard Update

Beautiful week on the land… lots of nice green growth coming out from the plants. Looks like the cold weather early in April wasn’t kind to the peach and plum blossoms, so it will probably be a limited crop for … Continue reading

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