Author Archives: melenahikufarm

It’s been awhile…

Something’s always happening on the farm!  It’s such a creative place to be.  While family was visiting a few months ago, we got a solar dehydrator built by our friend Matt.  It’s been something i’ve wanted for awhile, so i … Continue reading

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Creating Balance

There’s never enough time in a day, right?  It seems I always have a list of things to do, and even if I complete some of them, I obsess over the things I didn’t complete as I’m lying in bed … Continue reading

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Bits and Pieces

Once again, it’s been awhile since i’ve made a post.  It’s too easy to lose track of time living in Hawaii!  I’m starting to get more of a grip on the seasons after living here for 10 years, but still….just … Continue reading

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Beautiful Winter Days

We recently returned from a 2 1/2 week trip to Maine.  We were able to spend the holidays with family and friends, and my 3 boys were able to experience playing in the snow for the first time!  We had … Continue reading

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Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn!

Summer in the garden was really great.  We spent a lot of time weeding and harvesting. I planted a lot of flowers this year, so me and the boys had great fun picking zinnias, marigolds and cosmos to make into … Continue reading

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Garden Update

It’s been a busy few months in the garden, and I’ve really been enjoying it.  There’s always so much to do, and I started at the beginning…First, making LOTS of starts.  It’s easier for me to start everything this way, … Continue reading

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Harvesting Herbs For Tea

  Now that the days are getting hotter, I try to always have some cold herbal tea in the fridge.  Mmm, I do love harvesting from the farm to make these delicious teas. I usually make it a little different … Continue reading

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