Connery Wiggin

Spring Planting Part One

May 1, 2013  |  POSTED BY Connery Wiggin

Flathead Valley is Wonderful In So Many Ways Yet One Challenge Remains Our Short Growing Season With mid June upon us and the warmth of summer just around the corner, many of us have long since planted our gardens this spring and are awaiting the first bounty. A garden to… read more

Spring Arrivals

April 3, 2013  |  POSTED BY Connery Wiggin

The Challenge and Rewards of Raising Apples High on a Mountain Side BY Connery Wiggin From the start, it became evident that clearing the five out buildings on the old homestead was just a beginning step. Countless hours have been spent both thinning out overgrowth timber and planning of an orchard in… read more

SPRING PLANTING PART Two

July 23, 2012  |  POSTED BY Connery Wiggin

Discovering New Tricks to  Kick Start an Early Spring Planting   I set out with a primary goal for the 2012 growing season wanting to ensure I seeded at an earlier date than any prior year regardless of weather.  The spring of 2012 has been cool and the snow pack remaining from winter… read more