I woke up a week ago Tuesday to find that the deer had discovered the tulip beds. The damage could definitely have been much worse so I considered us pretty lucky and decided to spend the day harvesting all of the remaining tulips. This is where the walk-in cooler became important. In the past when the tulips came all at once I had to beg my buddy Eddie to make room in his cooler for my tulips. This year we just had to flip a switch.
On Friday I pulled out about half of the tulips and Milan and I ran a few buckets in to sell at the Conway Locally Grown drop. On Saturday morning I loaded up to meet Mary in at the Hillcrest market with tulips, eggs, lettuce and kale.
And on Sunday we re-stocked and sold to a fantastic crowd at the opening day of the Bernice Gardens Farmers market.
This week we'll pull out the remaining tulips and repeat that circuit. Last week for tulips, y'all!