Each Sunday – we publish our “Sunday Weekly Farm Update”. The topics vary from week to week and season to season. Planting the garden, raising our chickens, the progress of our little wine vineyard and apple orchard – or the latest building project on the farm.

Quite simply, it’s our way of telling the everyday story of building our dream – Old World Garden Farms

The Start Of The Cabin Project

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A roll of string, a supply of wooden stakes, a hammer and a measuring tape.  That is exactly what each of our farm's "major" building projects have started with - and…

Thinning, Trimming And Pruning In The Garden – A Must For A Better Harvest!

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One of the hardest chores for some gardeners to perform is the act of pruning or thinning their plants.  I think that after all of the hard work that goes…

Preparing The Garden For A Frost – And A Live TV Broadcast From The Farm This Monday!

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If there is one thing a gardener always has to remember - it's that Mother Nature controls the show.  So even after a few warm weeks of Spring, with humid…

Celebrating A Family Of Wonderful Moms

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Today being Mother's Day - it seemed the perfect time to take a moment and honor all of the Moms that do so much for so many! [caption id="attachment_14882" align="alignright"…

5 Ways To Know That Garden Season Is Here!

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Garden season is finally here!!!  Spring has arrived and the early crops of onions, lettuce, snow peas and more are in the ground and ready to grow. So for today's…

Preparing Indoor Seedlings For Life Outdoors

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Sometimes, things work out a little better than planned - other times - not so much.  Right now - we are experiencing a little of both! The Better Than Planned…

Simple Ways To Garden Without Spending Money

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For those that follow along with our little farm and website - you know how important it is for us to keep things simple and inexpensive - and there is…

The Building Of The Farm And A Simple Life – Following A Dream

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This past week - Mary and I had the opportunity to sit down with a local feature reporter for a story about the growth of our little farm and website, and our goal…

Building Beehives, Collecting Rain Water – And Why You Should Always Listen To Your Wife!

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Although the weather still struggles to warm up  - it has been a busy week with much to finish up before the planting season arrives. Indoor Seedlings: [caption id="attachment_14390" align="alignright"…

Preparing For Gardening Season – A Little Work Now Pays Off Later!

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There is really no way to describe the incredible feeling that a new gardening season brings. It wont be long until we can enjoy fresh sugar snap peas from the…

An Old Fashioned Barn Raising At The Farm. Well….Cabin Raising.

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"When fate hands you a lemon, make lemonade"  One of my favorite quotes of all time from Dale Carnegie. The cabin project - inspired by a…

Using Pallets To Build A Farm And A Dream

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In a way, it's comical that a simple, common, disposable item such as a pallet could be responsible for creating so much at our little farm. To most, pallets are…

The Completed Garden Plan For 2014 – Gearing Up For Vegetable Season!

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As much as we love the holiday…

Home-Grown and Home-Made Christmas Gift Baskets – Creating Gifts From The Heart

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There is something so special about a homemade Christmas gift.  It gives those traditional gift exchanges among friends and families an extra dose of special meaning. In fact, some of…

The Cabin Project – Creating A Quiet, Self-Sufficient Place To Stay At The Farm

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The "concept" cabin. This is a shed project completed by Sean, a blogger from Minnesota. We are adapting the plans to be a comfy get-away cabin…

The Beauty Of Fall…The Farm In Pictures

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Fall is by far our favorite time of the year - especially when it comes to the farm. The air is crisp and clean - and the sky turns to…

Growing And Harvesting Popcorn – Popcorn Picking Time At The Farm!

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This week was popcorn harvest time at the farm!  We have waited all year for our little crop to…

Growing Simple…How To Keep The “FUN” In Gardening…And Maybe Life!

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!I thought I would take a moment to answer a question we seem to be asked almost every day by someone – How do you keep gardening and your projects…

What To Do With A Banner Crop Of Peppers – The Sunday Farm Update

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The pepper crop in the garden has come to life in the last few weeks. Thankfully - every year - the majority of the peppers seem to come on about…

Old World Garden’s TV Appearance And August Photos From The Farm – The Sunday Farm Update

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It was a pretty exciting week around the farm.  For starters, Old World Garden was featured by CBS affiliate WBNS-TV  for a news segment called "Side Roads Of Central Ohio".…

Tomato Season At The Farm – What To Do With All Of Those Tomatoes

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It is here.  Tomato season has arrived at the farm and like every year - it becomes…