The Farmers' Notes

Blog: Blog
featured_image

Tips on Starting Vegetable Starts in a Greenhouse

By Farmer Nate on
Growing Your Own Veggies: Tips on Starting Vegetable Starts in a Greenhouse Are you one of those people who loves gardening, but finds that the Pacific Northwest’s chilly weather limits your vegetable options? Lo...
Read More
featured_image

Direct From The Farmer - The Secret to Exceptional Beef

By Farmer Nate on
Go Straight to the Farm: The Benefits of Buying Beef Directly from the Farmer The Pacific Northwest is one of America's few places that boasts of exceptional food culture. Beef is one such food item that is well-known ...
Read More
featured_image

Protecting Your Plants from Freezing Temperatures

By Farmer Nate on
How to Protect Your Plants from Freezing Temperatures As we move deeper into winter, cold weather and freezing temperatures are inevitable. While we can bundle up and keep ourselves warm, our lovely plants outside must...
Read More
featured_image

Winter Care for Your Apple Tree: Tips and Tricks for a Healthy Harvest

By Nate Krause on
If you have an apple tree in your backyard, you know that they can be the perfect addition to your home. But with winter coming, it can be tough to know how to care for your tree to ensure it will be healthy come spring....
Read More
featured_image

The Benefits of Cold Winter Weather for Apple Trees and Strawberry Plants

By Nate Krause on
Winter has arrived on the west coast, and it's time to embrace the cold weather and all the benefits that come with it. Sure, we may be tempted to bundle up inside and hibernate until the spring, but as farmers, we know ...
Read More
featured_image

Dividing Dahlia Tubers in the Pacific Northwest

By Nate Krause on
Dividing Dahlia Tubers - Swans Trail Farms Visits Flower Farmer Girls Last week for Fun Farm Fact Friday I visited my sister Beth at her farm, Flower Farmer Girls, to learn about dividing dahlia tubers. If you...
Read More
featured_image

Ready, Set, Rhubarb! Planting and Growing Rhubarb in the Pacific Northwest

By Farmer Dean on
“Rhubarb is one of the oldest and easiest crops to cultivate and tastes delicious with our freshly picked strawberries!”   ~ Farmer Dean  
Read More
featured_image

Swans Trail Farms Is Your Washington Company Picnic Destination

By Nate Krause on
There is a time to work and a time to play. The best companies understand their employees work hard for them all year and deserve the occasional break. Swans Trail is the perfect place to host your Washington company pic...
Read More
featured_image

The Perfect Place For Your Washington Wedding

By Nate Krause on
Your Washington wedding is a once-in-a-lifetime event and something you’ll remember for the rest of your days. You deserve a venue as special and unforgettable as your love. Swans Trail is proud to offer our unique...
Read More
featured_image

Preparing Your Apple Trees For Winter

By Nate Krause on
Whether your apple trees are just beginning their lives in small pots or a greenhouse, or you have a fully functioning orchard, the recommended tactics for preparing your apple trees for winter are the same. This process...
Read More
×