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Lawn Maintenance

Milorganite

Fertilizer: A nice thick lawn needs fertilizer and a four 4 step fertilizing program is best for lawn care. The two most important steps are in the spring and fall. Spring fertilizing greens up the grass and kick starts the lawn. Fall fertilizing prepares the grass for dormancy during the winter. Crabgrass Prevention:  Warmer spring […]

HEMPted

Hemp Plant

There is a new crop growing at Pahl’s and as the 6th generation farmer I am excited to talk about it!  After the 2018 Farm Bill (sec 7125) passed we saw an opportunity at a brand new market and we have decided to dive in head first. Pahl’s Market has officially added something else for […]

Little Packages

LIL' CHARLOTTE

My wife loves little packages but this year’s little package topped every other little package that she has ever received in her life.  This past year we were blessed with our first grandchild, Charlotte. I personally forgot how precious and extraordinary the little ones are until you hold them in your arms.  Charlotte was born March 30, 2019 […]

Pahl Farms: Six Generations Strong

Gary (1)

(Pahl Farms 2020 CSA season enrollment begins January 2nd!) Dating back to the early 1900’s, Frank Pahl started Pahl Farms. His son, John, moved the operation down to the river bottoms in Bloomington after helping construct the Long Meadow Bridge (aka the old Cedar Bridge). Here they farmed potatoes, asparagus, sweet corn, peppers and more. […]

On to the Next

Christmas Jack

The cold weather has officially moved in and another season has seemed to have flown by! On to the next as they always say and I could not be more excited. Out with the pumpkins, and in with the Spruce tips, kissing balls, and Christmas trees.

How to Assemble a Spruce Tip Pot

Christmas 11-21-14 2014 (6)

How to Assemble a Spruce Tip Pot Choose a 10”-12”container that can withstand freezing temperatures. If you use glazed pottery fill with sand to prevent cracking or create your spruce tip pot in a plastic container and place it into your ceramic pottery. Potting soil can be too loose to hold the tips in place, […]

Pie Pumpkins

Pie Pumpkin

Nothing beats the flavor of a pie pumpkin, with its sweet taste and smooth texture.  It provides the most vitamin A of all the common fruits and vegetables, and is also high in iron, potassium, and phosphorus.  Save the seeds–they are an excellent snack, offer additional nutritional benefits and can be seasoned a variety of ways. Store […]

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